Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE:RLGY) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Investors acquired 3,640 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 7,180% compared to the average volume of 50 put options.

In related news, Director Duncan L. Niederauer bought 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $26.47 per share, for a total transaction of $132,350.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 25,141 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $665,482.27. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.80% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of RLGY. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware acquired a new position in Realogy during the second quarter worth $119,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its holdings in Realogy by 0.4% during the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,153 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $135,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in Realogy during the third quarter worth $201,000. Petrus Trust Company LTA acquired a new position in Realogy during the second quarter worth $202,000. Finally, Country Club Trust Company n.a. acquired a new position in Realogy during the fourth quarter worth $203,000.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of Realogy in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgraded Realogy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $38.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. TheStreet downgraded Realogy from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. BidaskClub upgraded Realogy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Citigroup decreased their price target on Realogy from $40.00 to $37.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.78.

Shares of Realogy (RLGY) opened at $26.95 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.41. Realogy has a 12 month low of $25.44 and a 12 month high of $35.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,598.30, a P/E ratio of 16.14, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 1.33.

Realogy (NYSE:RLGY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by ($0.10). The business had revenue of $1.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.74 billion. Realogy had a net margin of 3.86% and a return on equity of 9.08%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.74 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Realogy will post 1.55 EPS for the current year.

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About Realogy

Realogy Holdings Corp. is an integrated provider of residential real estate services in the United States. The Company is the franchisor of residential real estate brokerages with some of the recognized brands in the real estate industry, the owner of United States residential real estate brokerage offices, the global provider of outsourced employee relocation services and a provider of title and settlement services.

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