ValuEngine lowered shares of At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Friday.

HOME has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded At Home Group from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Wednesday, September 5th. Bank of America increased their price target on At Home Group from $37.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, June 8th. Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a buy rating and set a $42.00 price target on shares of At Home Group in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Jefferies Financial Group set a $47.00 price target on At Home Group and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded At Home Group from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a report on Tuesday, September 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $42.44.

Shares of NYSE:HOME opened at $32.33 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 42.54, a P/E/G ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a current ratio of 0.89 and a quick ratio of 0.08. At Home Group has a 12-month low of $20.07 and a 12-month high of $40.97.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $288.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $286.50 million. At Home Group had a return on equity of 6.26% and a net margin of 1.95%. At Home Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.18 EPS. analysts expect that At Home Group will post 0.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, major shareholder Investors Lp Aea sold 4,569,909 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.81, for a total value of $172,788,259.29. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Alissa M. Ahlman sold 6,430 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.98, for a total value of $244,211.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 8,752,747 shares of company stock valued at $330,413,341. Company insiders own 7.25% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in At Home Group by 187.2% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,726,300 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $67,583,000 after purchasing an additional 1,125,296 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in At Home Group by 114.0% during the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,709,221 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $66,916,000 after purchasing an additional 910,649 shares during the last quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC boosted its stake in At Home Group by 44.4% during the 1st quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC now owns 1,541,651 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $49,395,000 after purchasing an additional 473,780 shares during the last quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. boosted its stake in At Home Group by 9.8% during the 2nd quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. now owns 1,329,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $52,049,000 after purchasing an additional 118,240 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in At Home Group by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 917,499 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $35,920,000 after purchasing an additional 10,444 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 61.45% of the company’s stock.

About At Home Group

At Home Group Inc operates home decor superstores in the United States. The company's stores offer approximately 50,000 items, such as accent furniture, mirrors, patio cushions, rugs and wall arts, artificial flowers and trees, bedding and bath products, candles, garden and outdoor d├ęcor, holiday accessories, home organization, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.

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