Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) Director Duncan L. Niederauer bought 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $26.47 per share, for a total transaction of $132,350.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 25,141 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $665,482.27. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) traded up $0.64 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $27.18. The company had a trading volume of 1,834,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,258,570. Realogy Holdings Corp. has a 52-week low of $23.82 and a 52-week high of $35.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,572.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.69, a PEG ratio of 0.86 and a beta of 1.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.41, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.94.

Realogy (NYSE:RLGY) last posted its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $1.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.74 billion. Realogy had a net margin of 3.86% and a return on equity of 9.08%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.74 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Realogy Holdings Corp. will post 1.55 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be issued a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 15th. Realogy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.56%.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Realogy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Barclays upped their price objective on Realogy from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Realogy in a report on Friday, September 29th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective on shares of Realogy in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, TheStreet raised Realogy from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.25.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of RLGY. Federated Investors Inc. PA acquired a new stake in Realogy in the second quarter valued at $101,000. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware acquired a new stake in Realogy in the second quarter valued at $119,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its holdings in Realogy by 0.4% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,153 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $135,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. acquired a new stake in Realogy in the third quarter valued at $201,000. Finally, Petrus Trust Company LTA acquired a new stake in Realogy in the second quarter valued at $202,000.

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Realogy 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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