At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) – Analysts at William Blair reduced their Q4 2020 earnings per share estimates for At Home Group in a report released on Thursday, December 5th. William Blair analyst D. Hofkin now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.34 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.51. William Blair has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for At Home Group’s Q3 2021 earnings at $0.00 EPS, Q4 2021 earnings at $0.39 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $0.60 EPS.
Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on HOME. TheStreet raised At Home Group from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Monday, September 30th. Bank of America set a $6.00 target price on shares of At Home Group and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, September 5th. ValuEngine raised shares of At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 3rd. KeyCorp cut their price target on shares of At Home Group from $14.00 to $10.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group cut shares of At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Friday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock 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 HOME. Maverick Capital Ltd. bought a new position in shares of At Home Group in the third quarter valued at about $3,773,000. Equitable Trust Co. boosted its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 51.3% during the 3rd quarter. Equitable Trust Co. now owns 101,008 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $972,000 after buying an additional 34,243 shares during the period. Virtu Financial LLC bought a new stake in shares of At Home Group during the 3rd quarter worth about $800,000. State Street Corp grew its stake in At Home Group by 3.0% in the 3rd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 910,058 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,755,000 after buying an additional 26,612 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP grew its stake in At Home Group by 360.2% in the 3rd quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 346,024 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,329,000 after buying an additional 270,831 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 80.62% of the company’s stock.
In other At Home Group news, insider Norman E. Mcleod purchased 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 10th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $7.99 per share, for a total transaction of $31,960.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Clifford Sosin purchased 270,106 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 1st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $9.91 per share, with a total value of $2,676,750.46. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 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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