At Home (NYSE:HOME) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $32.21.
HOME has been the topic of several research analyst reports. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating on shares of At Home in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of At Home in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of At Home from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Barclays initiated coverage on shares of At Home in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $40.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Buckingham Research initiated coverage on shares of At Home in a research note on Friday, February 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $43.00 target price on the stock.
In other At Home news, major shareholder Investors Lp Aea sold 3,731,642 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.73, for a total value of $107,210,074.66. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Geoffrey G. Clark sold 3,168,358 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.73, for a total transaction of $91,026,925.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 7,616,223 shares of company stock worth $221,836,364 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 7.30% of the company’s stock.
Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Two Sigma Investments LP bought a new position in shares of At Home in the fourth quarter valued at $1,855,000. Two Sigma Advisers LP bought a new position in shares of At Home in the fourth quarter valued at $213,000. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its stake in shares of At Home by 404.0% in the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 167,967 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $5,104,000 after buying an additional 134,641 shares in the last quarter. Shellback Capital LP bought a new position in shares of At Home in the fourth quarter valued at $18,264,000. Finally, Driehaus Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of At Home by 219.5% in the fourth quarter. Driehaus Capital Management LLC now owns 49,182 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,495,000 after buying an additional 33,787 shares in the last quarter. 32.79% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
NYSE:HOME opened at $35.47 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,026.00, a PE ratio of 46.67, a PEG ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 1.77. At Home has a 52 week low of $14.96 and a 52 week high of $36.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 0.09 and a current ratio of 0.88.
At Home (NYSE:HOME) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, March 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $293.67 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $286.23 million. At Home had a net margin of 3.35% and a return on equity of 9.25%. At Home’s revenue was up 25.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.28 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that At Home will post 1.19 earnings per share for the current year.
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About At Home
At Home Group Inc operates home decor superstores in the United States. The company's stores offer approximately 50,000 items, such as accent furniture, frames, pottery, bar stools, garden décor, rugs and mats, bedding and bath products, Halloween decorations, sculptures, beds and mattresses, harvest decorations, silk flowers, candles, home organization products, sofas, chairs, kitchenware, stands, Christmas decorations, lamps, storage products, consumables, mirrors, tables, Easter decorations, patio products, vases, floor plants and trees, pet items, wall arts, food preparation items, pillows and cushions, and window treatments.
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