At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) CFO Jeffrey R. Knudson purchased 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $7.89 per share, with a total value of $78,900.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of NYSE:HOME traded up $0.60 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.56. The stock had a trading volume of 5,572,273 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,778,665. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.71, a quick ratio of 0.07 and a current ratio of 0.80. The company has a market cap of $463.92 million, a PE ratio of 11.57, a P/E/G ratio of 0.67 and a beta of 1.22. At Home Group Inc has a 12-month low of $4.58 and a 12-month high of $33.97. The company’s 50 day moving average is $5.92 and its 200-day moving average is $14.43.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.04. At Home Group had a net margin of 5.12% and a return on equity of 8.62%. The firm had revenue of $342.32 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $343.45 million. On average, equities research analysts predict that At Home Group Inc will post 0.62 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. US Bancorp DE grew its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 178.0% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 6,598 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $44,000 after buying an additional 4,225 shares in the last quarter. Equitable Trust Co. raised its position in At Home Group by 7.0% during the second quarter. Equitable Trust Co. now owns 66,765 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $445,000 after buying an additional 4,340 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank raised its position in At Home Group by 7.0% during the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 88,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $591,000 after buying an additional 5,800 shares during the period. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in At Home Group in the 2nd quarter worth about $40,000. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. lifted its stake in At Home Group by 47.0% in the 2nd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 26,135 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $177,000 after acquiring an additional 8,359 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 68.87% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on HOME shares. Gordon Haskett raised shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a research note on Friday, June 7th. KeyCorp dropped their price target on At Home Group from $35.00 to $14.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Morgan Stanley cut their price objective on At Home Group from $8.00 to $6.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday. Jefferies Financial Group decreased their target price on At Home Group from $25.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 6th. Finally, Monness Crespi & Hardt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price (down from $30.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Friday, June 7th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. At Home Group presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.08.

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├ęcors, holiday accessories, home organization products, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.

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