Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) CEO Richard A. Smith purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 10th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $24.19 per share, with a total value of $120,950.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 413,311 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,997,993.09. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) opened at 23.67 on Wednesday. Realogy Holdings Corp. has a 1-year low of $21.43 and a 1-year high of $42.63. The firm has a market cap of $3.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.17 and a beta of 1.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $24.49 and a 200-day moving average of $28.31.

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 4th. The company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.02. Realogy Holdings Corp. had a return on equity of 10.01% and a net margin of 2.86%. The firm had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.64 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.74 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Realogy Holdings Corp. will post $1.29 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 15th. Realogy Holdings Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 31.86%.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on RLGY shares. Citigroup Inc. decreased their target price on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from $47.00 to $43.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued an “overweight” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, August 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $36.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Wedbush started coverage on shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $28.50 target price for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.65.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of RLGY. American International Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. by 2.9% in the second quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 7,242 shares of the company’s stock valued at $210,000 after buying an additional 202 shares in the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems increased its stake in shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. by 0.8% in the second quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 35,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,039,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank increased its stake in shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. by 1.9% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 17,479 shares of the company’s stock valued at $475,000 after buying an additional 327 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD increased its stake in shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. by 3.6% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 9,612 shares of the company’s stock valued at $278,000 after buying an additional 333 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. by 1.9% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 18,932 shares of the company’s stock valued at $490,000 after buying an additional 350 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 99.75% of the company’s stock.

Realogy Holdings Corp. Company Profile

Realogy Holdings Corp. is an integrated provider of residential real estate services in the United States. The Company is the franchisor of residential real estate brokerages with some of the recognized brands in the real estate industry, the owner of United States residential real estate brokerage offices, the global provider of outsourced employee relocation services and a provider of title and settlement services.

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