Global X Management Co. LLC increased its position in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) by 6.5% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 453,589 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 27,694 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC’s holdings in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. were worth $10,156,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its position in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 1.0% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 5,288 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its position in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 52.3% in the first quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 5,867 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 2,015 shares during the period. Coconut Grove Bank boosted its position in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 108.3% in the first quarter. Coconut Grove Bank now owns 8,040 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $181,000 after buying an additional 4,180 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 88.9% in the first quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 8,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $192,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Oak Wealth Management Inc. bought a new position in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. during the first quarter worth $201,000. 74.20% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) opened at 22.31 on Thursday. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. has a 52 week low of $21.11 and a 52 week high of $23.46. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.81 billion, a PE ratio of 12.61 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a 50-day moving average of $22.19 and a 200-day moving average of $22.39.

STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $211.57 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $244.13 million. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. had a return on equity of 11.24% and a net margin of 55.96%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.50 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. will post $2.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 15th. BidaskClub cut shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.00.

In related news, Director Camille J. Douglas sold 4,500 shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.62, for a total value of $97,290.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 20,944 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $452,809.28. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.40% of the company’s stock.

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