Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] moved up 0.32: Why It’s Important

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [NYSE: STWD] gained 0.32% on the last trading session, reaching $15.68 price per share at the time. The company report on August 5, 2020 that Starwood Property Trust Reports Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2020.

– Received 7th Consecutive NAREIT Gold Award for Investor Communications and Reporting Excellence -.

– Paid Dividend of $0.48 per share for the Second Quarter of 2020 -.

Starwood Property Trust Inc. represents 281.46 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $4.41 billion with the latest information. STWD stock price has been found in the range of $15.2538 to $15.70.

If compared to the average trading volume of 3.71M shares, STWD reached a trading volume of 1696188 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STWD shares is $18.57 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STWD stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Wells Fargo have made an estimate for Starwood Property Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on December 02, 2019. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, JP Morgan raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on September 21, 2018, representing the official price target for Starwood Property Trust Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $24, while Raymond James analysts kept a Outperform rating on STWD stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Starwood Property Trust Inc. is set at 0.48, with the Price to Sales ratio for STWD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.83. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.98, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.24. Price to Free Cash Flow for STWD in the course of the last twelve months was 6.33.

Trading performance analysis for STWD stock

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.88. With this latest performance, STWD shares gained by 17.63% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -39.72% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -33.98% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for STWD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 62.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.95, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.92 for Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 14.95, while it was recorded at 15.29 for the last single week of trading, and 18.90 for the last 200 days.

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] shares currently have an operating margin of +27.20 and a Gross Margin at +72.96. Starwood Property Trust Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +38.36.

Return on Total Capital for STWD is now 2.20, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.44. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.87, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.69. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 250.66. Additionally, STWD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 71.48, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 15.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 228.30, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 65.10.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] managed to generate an average of $1,708,753 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 21.19 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.02.

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Starwood Property Trust Inc. posted 0.52/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.52/share. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for STWD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Starwood Property Trust Inc. go to -0.94%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD]

There are presently around $2,446 million, or 56.30% of STWD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STWD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 25,655,390, which is approximately -4.343% of the company’s market cap and around 3.70% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 16,941,631 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $265.64 million in STWD stocks shares; and NUVEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $92.11 million in STWD stock with ownership of nearly 51.311% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Starwood Property Trust Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 212 institutional holders increased their position in Starwood Property Trust Inc. [NYSE:STWD] by around 17,108,483 shares. Additionally, 218 investors decreased positions by around 25,177,534 shares, while 64 investors held positions by with 113,697,632 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 155,983,649 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STWD stock had 62 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,044,848 shares, while 72 institutional investors sold positions of 5,574,880 shares during the same period.

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