$0.15 EPS Expected for At Home Group Inc (HOME) This Quarter
Wall Street brokerages predict that At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) will announce earnings of $0.15 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for At Home Group’s earnings. At Home Group posted earnings per share of $0.07 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 114.3%. The company is expected to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, December 5th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that At Home Group will report full-year earnings of $1.31 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.30 to $1.32. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post earnings of $1.53 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.48 to $1.65. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover At Home Group.
At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $288.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $286.50 million. At Home Group had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 6.26%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.18 earnings per share.
HOME traded up $0.13 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $27.33. 1,169,100 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 795,727. The stock has a market cap of $2.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.96, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 1.07. 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 has a one year low of $20.07 and a one year high of $40.97.
In other news, major shareholder Starr Investment Holdings, Llc sold 4,591,824 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.11, for a total transaction of $152,035,292.64. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Norman E. Mcleod sold 2,592 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.32, for a total transaction of $88,957.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 4,899,755 shares of company stock valued at $163,126,294. Company insiders own 7.25% of the company’s stock.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Zacks Investment Management acquired a new stake in shares of At Home Group during the second quarter worth approximately $805,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc acquired a new stake in shares of At Home Group during the second quarter worth approximately $156,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of At Home Group during the second quarter worth approximately $1,771,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 532.8% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 154,880 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $6,063,000 after buying an additional 130,405 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 9.8% during the second quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. now owns 1,329,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $52,049,000 after buying an additional 118,240 shares in the last quarter. 61.44% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
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 décor, holiday accessories, home organization, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.
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