American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH)’s share price fell 1.8% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $22.22 and last traded at $22.22, with a volume of 620,441 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $22.62.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of American Homes 4 Rent from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of American Homes 4 Rent from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. FBR & Co upped their target price on shares of American Homes 4 Rent from $22.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upped their target price on shares of American Homes 4 Rent from $19.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday. Finally, Zelman & Associates upgraded shares of American Homes 4 Rent from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $21.00.

The firm’s market cap is $5.32 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $21.09 and its 200-day moving average price is $17.32.

American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $221 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $219.32 million. American Homes 4 Rent’s revenue for the quarter was up 43.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.17 earnings per share. Analysts predict that American Homes 4 Rent will post $0.96 EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of American Homes 4 Rent by 8,179.0% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 977,005 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,277,000 after buying an additional 965,204 shares during the period. Fiduciary Management Associates LLC increased its position in shares of American Homes 4 Rent by 6.7% in the fourth quarter. Fiduciary Management Associates LLC now owns 1,137,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,958,000 after buying an additional 71,530 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of American Homes 4 Rent by 440.4% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 966,719 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,106,000 after buying an additional 787,816 shares during the period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in shares of American Homes 4 Rent by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 60,504 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,008,000 after buying an additional 3,734 shares during the period.

American Homes 4 Rent is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties. The Company’s primary objective is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its shareholders through dividends and capital appreciation by acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties.

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