At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $27.42.

A number of research firms have issued reports on HOME. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price target (up previously from $23.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a $24.00 price target (up previously from $20.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target (up previously from $30.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, KeyCorp began coverage on At Home Group in a research report on Monday, August 21st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $29.00 price target on the stock.

At Home Group (HOME) traded up $1.02 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $29.84. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 728,202 shares, compared to its average volume of 543,163. The company has a quick ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The firm has a market cap of $1,810.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 43.88. At Home Group has a 52 week low of $13.58 and a 52 week high of $30.43.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $213.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $201.29 million. At Home Group had a return on equity of 7.53% and a net margin of 4.18%. At Home Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.03 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that At Home Group will post 0.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Geoffrey G. Clark sold 2,640,299 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.46, for a total value of $61,941,414.54. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Aea Management (Cayman) Ltd sold 3,109,701 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.50, for a total value of $76,187,674.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 5,913,238 shares of company stock worth $142,618,571. Company insiders own 7.14% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. D.A. Davidson & CO. purchased a new position in shares of At Home Group in the 2nd quarter valued at about $235,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP purchased a new position in shares of At Home Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $245,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in shares of At Home Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $252,000. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of At Home Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $254,000. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC purchased a new position in At Home Group during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $293,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.72% of the company’s stock.

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