20.18 % to Target, B.Riley FBR Maintains ‘Buy’ Rating on Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) Shares Today

February 15, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

 20.18 % to Target, B.Riley FBR Maintains ‘Buy’ Rating on Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) Shares Today

Investors sentiment is 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 47 investors sold Starwood Property Trust, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. only 41 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 216.73 million shares or 2.27% more from 211.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

243,230 are held by Mutual Of America Capital Ltd Liability Corporation. Stratos Wealth Prns, a Ohio-based fund reported 20,104 shares. Century Cos has invested 0.02% in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD). Walter Keenan Fincl Consulting Communications Mi Adv accumulated 0.79% or 79,000 shares. Atlantic Tru Gp Ltd Llc invested in 0.01% or 96,381 shares. Citadel Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.02% in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) or 1.41 million shares. Susquehanna Intll Gru Limited Liability Partnership reported 21,300 shares. Hbk Invs L P, Texas-based fund reported 71,800 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker has invested 0.1% in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 841,074 shares. Nfc Investments Limited Co stated it has 602,583 shares. Marsico Capital Management holds 0.33% or 379,171 shares. State Street Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD). Carroll Financial Assoc holds 583 shares. 211,000 were reported by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $398,066 activity. Paniry Rina sold $150,799 worth of stock.

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) Rating Reaffirmed

New York: In a report revealed to investors on Thursday morning, B.Riley FBR reconfirmed their Buy rating on Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) shares. They now have a $24.0 TP on the firm. B.Riley FBR’s target would indicate a potential upside of 20.18 % from the company’s last stock price.

Investors sentiment is 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 47 investors sold Starwood Property Trust, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. only 41 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 216.73 million shares or 2.27% more from 211.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

243,230 are held by Mutual Of America Capital Ltd Liability Corporation. Stratos Wealth Prns, a Ohio-based fund reported 20,104 shares. Century Cos has invested 0.02% in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD). Walter Keenan Fincl Consulting Communications Mi Adv accumulated 0.79% or 79,000 shares. Atlantic Tru Gp Ltd Llc invested in 0.01% or 96,381 shares. Citadel Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.02% in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) or 1.41 million shares. Susquehanna Intll Gru Limited Liability Partnership reported 21,300 shares. Hbk Invs L P, Texas-based fund reported 71,800 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker has invested 0.1% in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 841,074 shares. Nfc Investments Limited Co stated it has 602,583 shares. Marsico Capital Management holds 0.33% or 379,171 shares. State Street Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD). Carroll Financial Assoc holds 583 shares. 211,000 were reported by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $398,066 activity. Paniry Rina sold $150,799 worth of stock.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:STWD), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Starwood Property Trust Inc. has $28.0 highest and $22 lowest target. $24.31’s average target is 21.76% above currents $19.965 stock price. Starwood Property Trust Inc. had 25 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $24.0 target in Tuesday, November 21 report. JMP Securities initiated the shares of STWD in report on Tuesday, December 1 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, June 28 by FBR Capital. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, December 15 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, September 26. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 13 by Goldman Sachs. Deutsche Bank maintained Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 10. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital.

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $19.965. About 742,593 shares traded. Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) has risen 8.65% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.49 EPS, up 6.52 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.46 per share. STWD’s profit will be $127.50 million for 10.19 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual EPS reported by Starwood Property Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.44 % negative EPS growth.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate investments in the United States and Europe. The company has market cap of $5.20 billion. It operates through three divisions: Real Estate Lending, Real Estate Investing and Servicing, and Real Estate Property. It has a 12.01 P/E ratio. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes, if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders.

More notable recent Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Don’t Miss This Safe 9.1% Yielding Mortgage REIT” on January 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “3 Reasons Why Buying 8.7% Yielding Starwood Property Trust Is A No-Brainer” published on September 24, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Starwood Property Trust: 8.9% Covered Yield, Potential For 2018 Dividend Hike …” on December 21, 2017. More interesting news about Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Starwood Property Trust: Smart Income Investors Buy The Drop” published on February 12, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Starwood Property Trust: Strong Buy For This 9.1%-Yielding Top-Shelf REIT” with publication date: January 12, 2018.

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