At Home Group (HOME) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.49

Press coverage about At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) has been trending positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. At Home Group earned a news impact score of 0.49 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.9727628565022 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on HOME shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. BidaskClub lowered At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of At Home Group in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price (up previously from $30.00) on shares of At Home Group in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. At Home Group currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $29.44.

At Home Group (NYSE HOME) traded up $0.58 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $32.74. The company had a trading volume of 126,743 shares, compared to its average volume of 320,432. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,947.29, a P/E ratio of 54.57, a PEG ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 3.77. The company has a quick ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. At Home Group has a 12 month low of $13.97 and a 12 month high of $32.75.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. At Home Group had a return on equity of 7.53% and a net margin of 4.18%. The company had revenue of $213.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $201.29 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.03 earnings per share. At Home Group’s quarterly revenue was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that At Home Group will post 0.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other At Home Group news, insider Alissa M. Ahlman sold 30,702 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.60, for a total transaction of $816,673.20. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 19,104 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $508,166.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Lewis L. Bird III sold 79,764 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.50, for a total value of $2,193,510.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 52,882 shares in the company, valued at $1,454,255. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 6,098,842 shares of company stock worth $148,379,677 over the last 90 days. Company insiders own 7.14% of the company’s stock.

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