Northstar Realty Europe Corp (NYSE:NRE) major shareholder Colony Northstar, Inc. purchased 99,628 shares of Northstar Realty Europe stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $14.54 per share, with a total value of $1,448,591.12. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Shares of Northstar Realty Europe Corp (NYSE:NRE) traded down $0.01 on Friday, reaching $14.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 293,815 shares, compared to its average volume of 297,071. Northstar Realty Europe Corp has a fifty-two week low of $10.66 and a fifty-two week high of $14.70. The company has a quick ratio of 0.05, a current ratio of 0.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 20th were issued a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 17th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.14%. Northstar Realty Europe’s payout ratio is presently -176.47%.

Several brokerages have weighed in on NRE. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 price objective on shares of Northstar Realty Europe in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. FBR & Co began coverage on Northstar Realty Europe in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. They set a “buy” rating and a $17.00 price target for the company. JMP Securities began coverage on Northstar Realty Europe in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $16.50 price target for the company. Finally, BidaskClub cut Northstar Realty Europe from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.83.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Citigroup Inc. grew its position in shares of Northstar Realty Europe by 31.8% in the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 8,626 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 2,081 shares during the last quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Northstar Realty Europe during the 3rd quarter valued at about $145,000. Numeric Investors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Northstar Realty Europe during the 2nd quarter valued at about $146,000. Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in Northstar Realty Europe by 135.9% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 15,156 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $195,000 after acquiring an additional 8,731 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Balyasny Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Northstar Realty Europe in the second quarter worth approximately $215,000. 70.71% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Northstar Realty Europe

NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is a European focused commercial real estate company with primary office properties in cities within Germany, the United Kingdom and France. Its objective is to provide its stockholders with stable and recurring cash flow supplemented by capital growth over time.

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