At Home Group Inc (HOME) Shares Bought by MetLife Investment Advisors LLC

MetLife Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) by 148.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,869 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 18,460 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in At Home Group were worth $973,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. US Bancorp DE lifted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 116.1% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,015 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $118,000 after purchasing an additional 1,620 shares in the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY lifted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 29.2% in the second quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 8,763 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $343,000 after purchasing an additional 1,980 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 123.8% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 4,311 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $169,000 after purchasing an additional 2,385 shares in the last quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 25.5% in the third quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 13,219 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $417,000 after purchasing an additional 2,686 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Shaker Investments LLC OH lifted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 37.8% in the third quarter. Shaker Investments LLC OH now owns 16,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $517,000 after purchasing an additional 4,500 shares in the last quarter. 80.68% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In related news, Director Philip L. Francis purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 24th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $26.50 per share, with a total value of $265,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Jeffrey R. Knudson purchased 4,993 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $20.28 per share, with a total value of $101,258.04. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased 29,751 shares of company stock valued at $661,995 in the last ninety days. 7.25% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.



Shares of HOME stock opened at $22.24 on Friday. At Home Group Inc has a one year low of $15.89 and a one year high of $40.97. The company has a quick ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. The company has a market cap of $1.39 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.26, a P/E/G ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 2.28.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.03. At Home Group had a net margin of 2.64% and a return on equity of 7.27%. The firm had revenue of $267.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $265.38 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.07 earnings per share. At Home Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts anticipate that At Home Group Inc will post 0.77 EPS for the current year.

HOME has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Bank of America set a $43.00 price objective on shares of At Home Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 20th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of At Home Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $41.00 to $39.00 in a research note on Monday, October 1st. Buckingham Research reduced their price objective on shares of At Home Group from $43.00 to $37.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of At Home Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $35.50.

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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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