Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) by 72.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 619,884 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 259,460 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.63% of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings worth $11,090,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings by 16.5% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,063,878 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $54,813,000 after buying an additional 434,111 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its position in shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings by 73.5% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 683,532 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $12,228,000 after buying an additional 289,637 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 251,218 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,959,000 after buying an additional 6,491 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position in shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings by 17.4% during the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 236,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,723,000 after buying an additional 35,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SLS Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. SLS Management LLC now owns 158,688 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,839,000 after buying an additional 4,300 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.89% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. ValuEngine downgraded Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. BidaskClub downgraded Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.50.

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Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE NSM) opened at $16.42 on Thursday. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. has a 1 year low of $14.67 and a 1 year high of $20.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.26, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a current ratio of 0.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,619.33, a PE ratio of 10.83 and a beta of 1.48.

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.01. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings had a return on equity of 8.88% and a net margin of 9.34%. The company had revenue of $406.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $481.67 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.52 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. will post 1.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Company Profile

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc provides servicing, origination and transaction based services principally to single-family residences throughout the United States. The Company operates through three segments: Servicing, Originations and Xome. The Company provides residential loan services in the United States.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM)

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