Shares of Starwood Waypoint Homes (NYSE:SFR) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $37.50.

Several research firms have commented on SFR. B. Riley set a $39.00 target price on Starwood Waypoint Homes and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. ValuEngine raised Starwood Waypoint Homes from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Starwood Waypoint Homes from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th.

Starwood Waypoint Homes (NYSE SFR) traded down $0.80 during trading on Friday, reaching $37.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 18,736,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,432,933. The company has a quick ratio of 2.62, a current ratio of 2.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. Starwood Waypoint Homes has a twelve month low of $28.10 and a twelve month high of $38.58. The company has a market capitalization of $4,770.00, a P/E ratio of -132.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.04 and a beta of 0.77.

Starwood Waypoint Homes (NYSE:SFR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by ($0.01). Starwood Waypoint Homes had a negative return on equity of 1.07% and a negative net margin of 7.41%. The company had revenue of $169.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $163.69 million. Starwood Waypoint Homes’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Starwood Waypoint Homes will post 1.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Verition Fund Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Starwood Waypoint Homes by 1.5% during the second quarter. Verition Fund Management LLC now owns 11,719 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $402,000 after purchasing an additional 176 shares in the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its position in Starwood Waypoint Homes by 3.6% during the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 8,235 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $282,000 after acquiring an additional 284 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank increased its position in Starwood Waypoint Homes by 14.2% during the second quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 9,672 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $341,000 after acquiring an additional 1,206 shares during the last quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC increased its position in Starwood Waypoint Homes by 19.3% during the second quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 8,936 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $307,000 after acquiring an additional 1,448 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Lazard Asset Management LLC increased its position in Starwood Waypoint Homes by 3.1% during the second quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 48,731 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,671,000 after acquiring an additional 1,457 shares during the last quarter.

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About Starwood Waypoint Homes

Starwood Waypoint Homes, formerly Colony Starwood Homes, is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company was formed primarily to acquire, renovate, lease and manage residential assets in select markets across the United States. It is focused on acquiring single-family rental (SFR) homes through a variety of channels, renovating these homes to the extent necessary and leasing them to qualified residents.

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