Media coverage about At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. At Home Group earned a news impact score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.800190989048 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Insider Selling: At Home Group Inc (HOME) Insider Sells 3,184 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Selling: At Home Group Inc (HOME) COO Sells 17,250 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Natural Gas Services Group Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony (nasdaq.com)
- At Home Group, Inc. :HOME-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2018 By the Numbers : December 5, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Comparing Haverty Furniture Companies (HVT) and At Home Group (HOME) (americanbankingnews.com)
HOME has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a $24.00 price target (up previously from $20.00) on shares of At Home Group in a report on Thursday, September 7th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a report on Monday, September 18th. Guggenheim reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price target (up previously from $23.00) on shares of At Home Group in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $26.00 price target on shares of At Home Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $27.06.
At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $213.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $201.29 million. At Home Group had a net margin of 4.18% and a return on equity of 7.53%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.03 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that At Home Group will post 0.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, CEO Lewis L. Bird III sold 79,764 shares of At Home Group 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 completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 52,882 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,454,255. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Alissa M. Ahlman sold 30,702 shares of At Home Group stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.60, for a total transaction of $816,673.20. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 19,104 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $508,166.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 130,900 shares of company stock worth $3,591,562 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 7.30% of the company’s stock.
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