Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $32.50.

SFR has been the subject of several research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on Colony Starwood Homes in a research note on Monday, September 26th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $35.00 price objective for the company. Wood & Company lowered Colony Starwood Homes from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $38.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. Nomura lowered Colony Starwood Homes from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $38.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Colony Starwood Homes from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Colony Starwood Homes in a research note on Friday, September 23rd.

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Shares of Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) opened at 30.55 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $28.99 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.83. Colony Starwood Homes has a 52 week low of $19.54 and a 52 week high of $33.09. The firm’s market capitalization is $3.10 billion.

Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 7th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. Colony Starwood Homes had a negative return on equity of 4.36% and a negative net margin of 20.35%. The company had revenue of $146.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $39.24 million. On average, analysts anticipate that Colony Starwood Homes will post $1.67 EPS for the current 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 $0.22 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 28th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.88%. Colony Starwood Homes’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -59.86%.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SFR. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in shares of Colony Starwood Homes by 574.5% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 3,460 shares of the company’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 2,947 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Colony Starwood Homes during the third quarter worth about $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 last quarter. 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 last quarter. Finally, AMP Capital Investors Ltd purchased a new stake in Colony Starwood Homes during the third quarter worth about $206,000. 44.10% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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