Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) traded up 1.6% on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $31.22 and last traded at $31.00, with a volume of 1,442,820 shares. The stock had previously closed at $30.52.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Colony Starwood Homes from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. FBR & Co upped their target price on shares of Colony Starwood Homes from $36.00 to $37.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgraded shares of Colony Starwood Homes from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $32.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Nomura reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price (up from $29.00) on shares of Colony Starwood Homes in a research note on Monday, June 20th. Finally, JMP Securities reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $34.00 target price (up from $29.00) on shares of Colony Starwood Homes in a research note on Tuesday, June 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.29.

The company’s 50 day moving average price is $31.83 and its 200 day moving average price is $27.41. The stock’s market cap is $3.15 billion.

Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) last released its earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.01. The company earned $143.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $141.07 million. On average, analysts anticipate that Colony Starwood Homes will post $1.62 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, October 15th. Investors of record on Friday, September 30th will be issued a $0.22 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 28th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.84%.

Colony Starwood Homes, formerly Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through two segments: single-family rental (SFRs), which includes the business activities associated with its investments in residential properties, and non-performing residential mortgage loans (NPLs), which includes the business activities associated with its investments in NPLs.

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