Colony Starwood Homes (SFR) Cut to Neutral at Nomura
Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) was downgraded by research analysts at Nomura from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Tuesday.
Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on SFR. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on Colony Starwood Homes in a research report on Monday, September 26th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. Wood & Company downgraded Colony Starwood Homes to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research raised Colony Starwood Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th. FBR & Co reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Colony Starwood Homes in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised Colony Starwood Homes from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $33.00.
Shares of Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) traded down 0.20% on Tuesday, reaching $30.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 109,892 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $28.70 and a 200 day moving average price of $29.64. Colony Starwood Homes has a one year low of $19.54 and a one year high of $33.09. The firm’s market capitalization is $3.06 billion.
Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 7th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $146.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $39.24 million. Colony Starwood Homes had a negative return on equity of 4.36% and a negative net margin of 20.35%. On average, analysts anticipate that Colony Starwood Homes will post $1.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. Colony Starwood Homes’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -59.86%.
Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of SFR. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in Colony Starwood Homes by 574.5% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 3,460 shares of the company’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 2,947 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Colony Starwood Homes during the third quarter worth approximately $151,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in Colony Starwood Homes by 121.9% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 5,697 shares of the company’s stock worth $164,000 after buying an additional 3,130 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in Colony Starwood Homes by 13.7% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 5,749 shares of the company’s stock worth $175,000 after buying an additional 694 shares during the period. Finally, Amalgamated Bank acquired a new stake in Colony Starwood Homes during the second quarter worth approximately $231,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 44.57% of the company’s stock.
Colony Starwood Homes Company Profile
Colony Starwood Homes, formerly Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates through two segments: single-family rental (SFRs), which includes the business activities associated with its investments in residential properties, and non-performing residential mortgage loans (NPLs), which includes the business activities associated with its investments in NPLs.
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