Brokerages predict that At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for At Home Group’s earnings. At Home Group posted earnings per share of $0.07 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 114.3%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly 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 financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.30 to $1.32. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $1.52 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.48 to $1.60. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover At Home Group.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last released 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. The company had revenue of $288.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 quarterly revenue was up 24.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.18 EPS.

Several research analysts have commented on HOME shares. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded At Home Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $41.00 to $39.00 in a report on Monday, October 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 5th. Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on At Home Group in a report on Tuesday, August 21st. They set a “buy” rating and a $45.00 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded At Home Group from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $40.20.

HOME traded down $0.09 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $28.35. 980,598 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 818,595. The company has a market capitalization of $1.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.30, a PEG ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.44. At Home Group has a 1 year low of $20.58 and a 1 year high of $40.97. The company has a quick ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48.

In other news, insider Norman E. Mcleod sold 2,592 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.89, for a total value of $87,842.88. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Starr Investment Holdings, Llc sold 4,591,824 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.11, for a total value of $152,035,292.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 4,737,368 shares of company stock worth $157,218,898 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 7.25% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of At Home Group by 116.1% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,015 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $118,000 after purchasing an additional 1,620 shares in the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its position in shares of At Home Group by 29.2% in the 2nd quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 8,763 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $343,000 after purchasing an additional 1,980 shares in the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP boosted its position in shares of At Home Group by 15.7% in the 2nd quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 15,355 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $601,000 after purchasing an additional 2,086 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of At Home Group by 18.4% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 14,974 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $480,000 after purchasing an additional 2,325 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in shares of At Home Group by 123.8% in the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 4,311 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $169,000 after purchasing an additional 2,385 shares in the last quarter. 63.19% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other 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 d├ęcor, holiday accessories, home organization, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.

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