Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact At Home Group (HOME) Stock Price
Media stories about At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) have trended positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. At Home Group earned a news impact score of 0.47 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.2246213658231 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Connecticut Home Prices Rise Slightly in 2017 (builderonline.com)
- At Home Group (HOME) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- At Home Group Inc (HOME) Insider Sells $320,835.90 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- At Home Group Inc (HOME) COO Peter Sg Corsa Sells 13,600 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Lewis L. Bird III Sells 26,588 Shares of At Home Group Inc (HOME) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of At Home Group (NYSE HOME) traded down $0.24 on Thursday, reaching $30.96. 11,992 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 263,915. The stock has a market cap of $1,893.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.58, a P/E/G ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 2.40. At Home Group has a 12-month low of $13.97 and a 12-month high of $34.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.06 and a current ratio of 0.85.
HOME has been the topic of several recent research reports. BidaskClub cut shares of At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target (up previously from $30.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.61.
In other At Home Group news, CEO Lewis L. Bird III sold 79,764 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.50, for a total transaction of $2,193,510.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 52,882 shares in the company, valued at $1,454,255. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Judd T. Nystrom sold 3,030 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.97, for a total transaction of $96,869.10. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 43,030 shares in the company, valued at $1,375,669.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 6,439,046 shares of company stock worth $159,525,332. 7.14% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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At Home Group Company Profile
At Home Group, Inc is a home decor superstore. The Company is focused on providing a range of assortment of products for any room, in any style, for any budget. As of July 30, 2016, the Company offered over 50,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) throughout its stores. As of July 30, 2016, the Company’s store base is consisted of 115 format stores across 29 states and 65 markets, averaging approximately 120,000 square feet per store.
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