At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) Major Shareholder Clifford Sosin Purchases 175,278 Shares

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At Home Group Inc (NYSE:HOME) major shareholder Clifford Sosin purchased 175,278 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 5th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $5.90 per share, for a total transaction of $1,034,140.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Clifford Sosin also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, August 21st, Clifford Sosin acquired 206,040 shares of At Home Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $5.86 per share, for a total transaction of $1,207,394.40.
  • On Monday, August 19th, Clifford Sosin acquired 397,839 shares of At Home Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $5.49 per share, with a total value of $2,184,136.11.
  • On Thursday, August 15th, Clifford Sosin acquired 209,600 shares of At Home Group stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $4.73 per share, with a total value of $991,408.00.
  • On Tuesday, September 3rd, Clifford Sosin bought 85,000 shares of At Home Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $6.55 per share, with a total value of $556,750.00.
  • On Monday, August 26th, Clifford Sosin bought 43,044 shares of At Home Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $5.92 per share, for a total transaction of $254,820.48.

Shares of NYSE HOME traded up $0.60 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $8.56. 5,572,273 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,778,665. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $5.92 and a 200-day simple moving average of $14.43. At Home Group Inc has a 52-week low of $4.58 and a 52-week high of $33.97. The stock has a market capitalization of $463.92 million, a PE ratio of 11.57, a P/E/G ratio of 0.67 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a quick ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.71.

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $342.32 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $343.45 million. At Home Group had a net margin of 5.12% and a return on equity of 8.62%. As a group, research analysts predict that At Home Group Inc will post 0.62 EPS for the current year.

HOME has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet cut shares of At Home Group from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Thursday, June 27th. ValuEngine lowered shares of At Home Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, June 3rd. Loop Capital upped their price objective on At Home Group to $8.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 7th. Buckingham Research cut At Home Group from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, June 7th. Finally, Bank of America set a $6.00 target price on At Home Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.08.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of HOME. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in At Home Group during the 2nd quarter valued at $40,000. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in shares of At Home Group by 178.0% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 6,598 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $44,000 after buying an additional 4,225 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of At Home Group in the second quarter worth $64,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in shares of At Home Group by 1,116.2% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 10,107 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $181,000 after acquiring an additional 9,276 shares during the period. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in At Home Group during the first quarter valued at $252,000. 68.87% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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