At Home Group Inc (HOME) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the ten analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $31.21.

Several analysts recently commented on HOME shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective (up previously from $30.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. BidaskClub downgraded At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Barclays started coverage on At Home Group in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $40.00 price objective on the stock.

Shares of At Home Group (NYSE HOME) opened at $31.40 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,900.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.33. At Home Group has a 12 month low of $13.97 and a 12 month high of $34.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.06 and a current ratio of 0.85.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $213.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $201.29 million. At Home Group had a return on equity of 7.53% and a net margin of 4.18%. The firm’s revenue was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.03 EPS. analysts expect that At Home Group will post 0.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other At Home Group news, COO Peter Sg Corsa sold 13,600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.32, for a total transaction of $425,952.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 13,600 shares in the company, valued at approximately $425,952. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CFO Judd T. Nystrom sold 84,854 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.99, for a total value of $2,884,187.46. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 124,854 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,243,787.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 6,439,046 shares of company stock valued at $159,525,332. Corporate insiders own 7.14% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. D.A. Davidson & CO. bought a new position in At Home Group during the 2nd quarter worth about $235,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new position in At Home Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $245,000. Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new position in At Home Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $254,000. Syntal Capital Partners LLC bought a new position in At Home Group during the 4th quarter worth about $273,000. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in At Home Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $295,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 24.72% of the company’s stock.

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At Home Group Company Profile

At Home Group, Inc is a home decor superstore. The Company is focused on providing a range of assortment of products for any room, in any style, for any budget. As of July 30, 2016, the Company offered over 50,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) throughout its stores. As of July 30, 2016, the Company’s store base is consisted of 115 format stores across 29 states and 65 markets, averaging approximately 120,000 square feet per store.

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