Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) by 5.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 8,039 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 438 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank’s holdings in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. were worth $180,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 8.4% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 21,023,747 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $474,716,000 after purchasing an additional 1,635,444 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its stake in shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 2.9% in the second quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 7,631,024 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $170,859,000 after purchasing an additional 215,564 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA increased its stake in shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 22.7% in the first quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 4,778,303 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $107,894,000 after purchasing an additional 883,587 shares during the period. Clough Capital Partners L P increased its stake in shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 107.0% in the first quarter. Clough Capital Partners L P now owns 3,651,545 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $81,341,000 after purchasing an additional 1,887,782 shares during the period. Finally, OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its stake in shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 9.0% in the first quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 2,598,495 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $58,674,000 after purchasing an additional 213,925 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.58% of the company’s stock.

Shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) opened at 21.87 on Monday. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. has a 52-week low of $21.11 and a 52-week high of $23.32. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $22.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.56 and a beta of 0.53.

STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $211.57 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $244.13 million. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. had a net margin of 55.89% and a return on equity of 11.39%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.50 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. will post $2.10 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be issued a $0.48 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.78%. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC.’s payout ratio is 109.09%.

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A number of equities analysts have recently commented on STWD shares. BidaskClub upgraded STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.33.

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