Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of At Home (NYSE:HOME) by 34,635.6% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 798,572 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 796,273 shares during the quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned approximately 1.32% of At Home worth $25,586,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in shares of At Home by 182.4% in the fourth quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 5,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $175,000 after buying an additional 3,711 shares in the last quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP acquired a new stake in shares of At Home in the fourth quarter valued at $213,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP acquired a new stake in shares of At Home in the third quarter valued at $245,000. Syntal Capital Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of At Home in the fourth quarter valued at $273,000. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its stake in shares of At Home by 494.4% in the fourth quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 9,011 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $274,000 after buying an additional 7,495 shares in the last quarter. 35.05% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on HOME shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded At Home from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 18th. Buckingham Research started coverage on At Home in a research note on Friday, February 16th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $43.00 target price for the company. ValuEngine upgraded At Home from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Barclays started coverage on At Home in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $40.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Wells Fargo started coverage on At Home in a research report on Monday, April 23rd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $42.00 price objective for the company. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $34.23.
In other news, CEO Lewis L. Bird III sold 26,588 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.16, for a total transaction of $961,422.08. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Alissa M. Ahlman sold 10,234 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.45, for a total value of $301,391.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 7,723,425 shares of company stock valued at $226,255,636 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 7.14% of the company’s stock.
Shares of HOME stock opened at $35.99 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.88 and a quick ratio of 0.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 43.24, a PEG ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 1.74. At Home has a 12 month low of $36.05 and a 12 month high of $36.84.
At Home (NYSE:HOME) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.15. The firm had revenue of $293.67 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $286.23 million. At Home had a return on equity of 9.25% and a net margin of 3.35%. The company’s revenue was up 25.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.28 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that At Home will post 1.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
At Home Company Profile
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 décor, holiday accessories, home organization, pillows, pottery, vases, and window treatments.
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