Analysts expect Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) to post earnings of $0.54 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Starwood Property Trust’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.54 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.53. Starwood Property Trust reported earnings per share of $0.57 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 5.3%. The business is expected to report its next earnings report before the market opens on Thursday, February 28th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Starwood Property Trust will report full-year earnings of $2.18 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.12 to $2.20. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $2.20 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.20 to $2.21. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Starwood Property Trust.

Several research firms have issued reports on STWD. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Starwood Property Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Starwood Property Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.00.

NYSE STWD traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $21.84. The company had a trading volume of 2,098,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,900,545. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.19, a current ratio of 2.06 and a quick ratio of 2.06. Starwood Property Trust has a 1-year low of $19.16 and a 1-year high of $23.04. The company has a market capitalization of $6.03 billion, a PE ratio of 10.11, a P/E/G ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 0.54.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in STWD. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D boosted its stake in shares of Starwood Property Trust by 1.5% during the third quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 482,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $10,373,000 after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the period. First Hawaiian Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Starwood Property Trust during the third quarter worth about $231,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in Starwood Property Trust by 22.0% in the third quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 98,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $2,109,000 after purchasing an additional 17,650 shares during the period. Rothschild Investment Corp IL lifted its position in Starwood Property Trust by 1.1% in the third quarter. Rothschild Investment Corp IL now owns 270,340 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $5,818,000 after purchasing an additional 2,820 shares during the period. Finally, Orinda Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Starwood Property Trust in the third quarter valued at about $1,682,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.62% of the company’s stock.

Starwood Property Trust Company Profile

Starwood Property Trust, Inc operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States and Europe. It operates through three segments: Real Estate Lending, Real Estate Property, and Real Estate Investing and Servicing. The Real Estate Lending segment originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial first mortgages, subordinated mortgages, mezzanine loans, preferred equity, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans, and other real estate and real estate-related debt investments.

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