At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their FY2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for At Home Group in a report issued on Thursday, December 5th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst J. Matuszewski now forecasts that the financial services provider will earn $0.53 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $0.72. Jefferies Financial Group has a “Hold” rating and a $6.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for At Home Group’s Q4 2020 earnings at $0.33 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $0.62 EPS.
HOME has been the subject of a number of other research reports. William Blair downgraded shares of At Home Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, December 5th. Wells Fargo & Co dropped their target price on shares of At Home Group from $9.00 to $7.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, December 5th. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on shares of At Home Group from $8.00 to $6.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, September 6th. Buckingham Research reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a $4.75 price objective (down previously from $6.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research report on Friday. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.98.
Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC bought a new position in At Home Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $33,000. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in At Home Group by 178.0% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 6,598 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $44,000 after buying an additional 4,225 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new position in At Home Group during the 2nd quarter valued at about $64,000. Voit & Company LLC bought a new position in shares of At Home Group in the third quarter valued at approximately $113,000. Finally, FNY Investment Advisers LLC boosted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 156.5% in the third quarter. FNY Investment Advisers LLC now owns 15,754 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $151,000 after acquiring an additional 9,611 shares in the last quarter. 80.75% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
In other At Home Group news, major shareholder Clifford Sosin bought 270,106 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $9.91 per share, for a total transaction of $2,676,750.46. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 9.25% of the company’s stock.
About At Home Group
At Home Group Inc operates home decor superstores in the United States. The company's stores offer approximately 50,000 items, such as accent furniture, mirrors, patio cushions, rugs and wall arts, artificial flowers and trees, bedding and bath products, candles, garden and outdoor décors, holiday accessories, home organization products, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.
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