News stories about American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Homes 4 Rent earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.2136923808719 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

AMH has been the topic of several research analyst reports. B. Riley set a $26.00 price objective on American Homes 4 Rent and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. TheStreet cut American Homes 4 Rent from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Citigroup started coverage on American Homes 4 Rent in a research note on Friday, October 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $25.00 target price on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded American Homes 4 Rent from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $26.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgraded American Homes 4 Rent from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $25.22.

Shares of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) opened at $18.86 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.51, a current ratio of 1.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,407.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1,886.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 0.58. American Homes 4 Rent has a one year low of $18.39 and a one year high of $23.98.

In related news, Director Douglas N. Benham bought 2,005 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 26th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $24.80 per share, for a total transaction of $49,724.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director B Wayne Et Al Hughes bought 4,550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $22.00 per share, for a total transaction of $100,100.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired 1,278,300 shares of company stock worth $27,237,993 over the last quarter. 27.82% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About American Homes 4 Rent

American Homes 4 Rent is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties. The Company’s primary objective is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its shareholders through dividends and capital appreciation by acquiring, renovating, leasing and operating single-family homes as rental properties.

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