At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.40

Headlines about At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. At Home Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.800190989048 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) traded down $0.92 on Friday, reaching $30.39. The company had a trading volume of 237,076 shares, compared to its average volume of 590,408. At Home Group has a one year low of $13.58 and a one year high of $31.75. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The stock has a market cap of $1,840.00 and a PE ratio of 50.65.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. At Home Group had a return on equity of 7.53% and a net margin of 4.18%. The company had revenue of $213.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $201.29 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.03 EPS. At Home Group’s revenue was up 24.8% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that At Home Group will post 0.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have issued reports on HOME. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of At Home Group in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of At Home Group in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective (up previously from $30.00) on shares of At Home Group in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, BidaskClub cut At Home Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.94.

In other At Home Group news, insider Alissa M. Ahlman sold 30,702 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.60, for a total value of $816,673.20. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 19,104 shares in the company, valued at approximately $508,166.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Alissa M. Ahlman sold 3,184 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.48, for a total value of $81,128.32. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,184 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $81,128.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 6,008,696 shares of company stock valued at $145,572,660 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 7.14% of the company’s stock.

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