Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on STWD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Starwood Property Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. ValuEngine lowered shares of Starwood Property Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Starwood Property Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.33.

Shares of Starwood Property Trust (NYSE STWD) opened at 22.00 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $5.71 billion, a PE ratio of 12.64 and a beta of 0.53. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $22.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.30. Starwood Property Trust has a one year low of $21.11 and a one year high of $23.32.

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $211.57 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $244.13 million. Starwood Property Trust had a net margin of 55.89% and a return on equity of 11.39%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.50 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Starwood Property Trust will post $2.10 EPS for the current year.

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Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in shares of Starwood Property Trust by 1.0% during the 1st quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 5,288 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $119,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC boosted its holdings in Starwood Property Trust by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC now owns 21,393 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $489,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Starwood Property Trust by 0.5% in the 1st quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 40,645 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $922,000 after buying an additional 212 shares during the period. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. boosted its holdings in Starwood Property Trust by 1.5% in the 1st quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 16,529 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $373,000 after buying an additional 249 shares during the period. Finally, CWA Asset Management Group LLC boosted its holdings in Starwood Property Trust by 2.5% in the 2nd quarter. CWA Asset Management Group LLC now owns 10,250 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $229,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.59% of the company’s stock.

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