At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the twelve analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $42.00.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of At Home Group in a report on Thursday, August 30th. 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 upgraded shares of At Home Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $35.00 to $47.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 26th. Jefferies Financial Group set a $47.00 price objective on shares of At Home Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 5th.

In other At Home Group news, major shareholder Starr Investment Holdings, Llc sold 4,591,824 shares of the 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 SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Norman E. Mcleod sold 2,592 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.24, for a total transaction of $86,158.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 4,899,755 shares of company stock worth $163,126,294. 7.25% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Zacks Investment Management acquired a new stake in shares of At Home Group in the 2nd quarter valued at $805,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of At Home Group in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,771,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc acquired a new stake in shares of At Home Group in the 2nd quarter valued at $156,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 532.8% in the 2nd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 154,880 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $6,063,000 after purchasing an additional 130,405 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 9.8% in 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 in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.44% of the company’s stock.

Shares of HOME stock traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $27.33. The company had a trading volume of 1,169,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 795,727. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.08 and a current ratio of 0.89. At Home Group has a fifty-two week low of $20.07 and a fifty-two week high of $40.97. The firm has a market cap of $2.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.96, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 1.07.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. At Home Group had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 6.26%. The firm had revenue of $288.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $286.50 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.18 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.3% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts predict that At Home Group will post 0.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

At Home Group Company Profile

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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