Lewis L. Bird III Sells 79,764 Shares of At Home Group Inc (HOME) Stock

At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) CEO Lewis L. Bird III sold 79,764 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated 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 transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 52,882 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,454,255. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) traded up $0.62 on Friday, reaching $28.25. The company had a trading volume of 1,246,386 shares, compared to its average volume of 190,306. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.06. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,710.00 and a P/E ratio of 33.74. At Home Group Inc has a 52-week low of $12.40 and a 52-week high of $28.89.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $213.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $201.29 million. At Home Group had a return on equity of 7.52% and a net margin of 3.88%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.03 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that At Home Group Inc will post 0.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

HOME has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. KeyCorp initiated coverage on At Home Group in a research report on Monday, August 21st. They set an “overweight” rating and a $29.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective (up from $23.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Jefferies Group set a $26.00 price objective on At Home Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $27.06.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in HOME. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in At Home Group by 13.2% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 29,404 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $445,000 after purchasing an additional 3,425 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in At Home Group by 19.8% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 71,501 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,083,000 after purchasing an additional 11,794 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in At Home Group in the first quarter valued at approximately $252,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in At Home Group by 5.8% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 37,468 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $569,000 after purchasing an additional 2,052 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE boosted its holdings in At Home Group by 864.5% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 70,431 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,068,000 after purchasing an additional 63,129 shares in the last quarter. 24.75% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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