Forestar Group (FOR) Downgraded by ValuEngine

Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) traded up $0.10 during trading on Friday, hitting $22.35. The stock had a trading volume of 287,096 shares, compared to its average volume of 297,804. The stock has a market cap of $937.34, a P/E ratio of 19.27 and a beta of 1.92. The company has a current ratio of 26.13, a quick ratio of 26.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. Forestar Group has a 52 week low of $12.30 and a 52 week high of $22.45.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in FOR. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its holdings in shares of Forestar Group by 79.8% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 6,543 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 2,903 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its stake in shares of Forestar Group by 27.3% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,780 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $133,000 after buying an additional 1,670 shares in the last quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new stake in shares of Forestar Group in the second quarter valued at about $136,000. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of Forestar Group in the second quarter valued at about $149,000. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp grew its stake in shares of Forestar Group by 1.8% in the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 10,632 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $182,000 after buying an additional 183 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 80.21% of the company’s stock.

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About Forestar Group

Forestar Group Inc is a residential and mixed-use real estate development company. The Company operates through three segments. The Real Estate segment secures entitlements and develops infrastructure on its lands, for single-family residential and mixed-use communities. The Mineral resources segment is focused on its owned oil and gas mineral interests through promoting exploration, development and production activities.

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