Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) by 149.3% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 25,105 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 15,035 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in At Home Group were worth $983,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Syntal Capital Partners LLC grew its holdings in At Home Group by 22.2% during the 1st quarter. Syntal Capital Partners LLC now owns 11,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $352,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP grew its holdings in At Home Group by 15.7% during the 2nd quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 15,355 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $601,000 after purchasing an additional 2,086 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in At Home Group by 18.4% during the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 14,974 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $480,000 after purchasing an additional 2,325 shares in the last quarter. American International Group Inc. grew its holdings in At Home Group by 103.2% during the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 6,969 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $223,000 after purchasing an additional 3,539 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Princeton Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in At Home Group during the 2nd quarter valued at $157,000. 61.45% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of HOME stock opened at $31.56 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $2.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 54.12, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a quick ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48. At Home Group Inc has a 1-year low of $20.07 and a 1-year high of $40.97.

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

In other news, major shareholder Starr Investment Holdings, Llc sold 4,591,824 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.11, for a total value of $152,035,292.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Norman E. Mcleod sold 2,592 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.18, for a total transaction of $86,002.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 4,897,163 shares of company stock worth $163,040,136. Insiders own 7.25% of the company’s stock.

HOME has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Bank of America raised their price objective on shares of At Home Group from $37.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 13th. ValuEngine lowered shares of At Home Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 21st. Morgan Stanley raised shares of At Home Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $35.00 to $47.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 26th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of At Home Group from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, August 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.44.

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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