Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RH)’s share price was up 3.9% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $31.19 and last traded at $30.34, with a volume of 1,427,935 shares. The stock had previously closed at $29.21.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on RH shares. Vetr cut Restoration Hardware Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.84 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Longbow Research assumed coverage on Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $55.00 price objective for the company. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research report on Monday, May 16th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 price target on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research report on Monday, June 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $35.00 price target (down previously from $50.00) on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $44.84.

The company has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion and a PE ratio of 18.60. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $29.36 and a 200-day moving average price of $37.76.

Restoration Hardware Holdings (NYSE:RH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, June 8th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $455.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $452.86 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.23 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. will post $1.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CEO Gary G. Friedman bought 32,918 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $27.59 per share, for a total transaction of $908,207.62. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 2,207,451 shares in the company, valued at $60,903,573.09. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Keith Belling bought 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 28th. The stock was bought at an average price of $25.37 per share, with a total value of $101,480.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 18,608 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $472,084.96. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

A number of large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. RS Investment Management Co. LLC increased its stake in Restoration Hardware Holdings by 22.6% in the fourth quarter. RS Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 1,616,866 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,460,000 after buying an additional 297,780 shares in the last quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP increased its position in shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings by 9.5% in the fourth quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP now owns 1,091,118 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,689,000 after buying an additional 94,712 shares during the period. Rail Splitter Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Rail Splitter Capital Management LLC now owns 111,813 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,884,000 after buying an additional 1,970 shares during the period. Jennison Associates LLC increased its position in shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 644,476 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,204,000 after buying an additional 38,568 shares during the period. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $3,359,000.

Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc (RH) is a luxury retailer in the home furnishings marketplace. The Company offers merchandise assortments across a range of categories, including furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, decor, outdoor and garden, tableware, and child and teen furnishings. RH classifies its sales into furniture, including both indoor and outdoor furniture, and non-furniture, including lighting, textiles, accessories and home decor, product lines.

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