why Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $28.43


Starwood Property Trust Inc. [NYSE: STWD] price plunged by -0.53 percent to reach at -$0.12. The company report on May 4, 2022 that Starwood Property Trust Reports Results for Quarter Ended March 31, 2022.

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– Quarterly GAAP Earnings of $1.02 and Distributable Earnings (DE) of $0.76 per Diluted Share –.

– $4.4 Billion of Investment Activity, Including $1.9 Billion in Commercial Lending –.

A sum of 4245672 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 2.33M shares. Starwood Property Trust Inc. shares reached a high of $22.449 and dropped to a low of $21.8833 until finishing in the latest session at $22.41.

The one-year STWD stock forecast points to a potential upside of 21.17. The average equity rating for STWD stock is currently 1.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on 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 $28.43 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 1.90. 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.

Raymond James have made an estimate for Starwood Property Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Strong Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 31, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BTIG Research raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on February 03, 2021, representing the official price target for Starwood Property Trust Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Starwood Property Trust Inc. is set at 0.63, with the Price to Sales ratio for STWD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.91. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.08, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.85.

STWD Stock Performance Analysis:

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.96. With this latest performance, STWD shares dropped by -5.56% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -14.11% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -8.34% 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 38.48, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 34.45, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.98 for Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 23.59, while it was recorded at 22.78 for the last single week of trading, and 24.71 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Starwood Property Trust Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] shares currently have an operating margin of +67.12 and a Gross Margin at +69.32. Starwood Property Trust Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +37.11.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 8.35, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.54.


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 4.99%.

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $3,132 million, or 48.70% of STWD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STWD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 26,160,887, which is approximately 6.197% of the company’s market cap and around 3.50% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 17,905,231 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $403.4 million in STWD stocks shares; and MORGAN STANLEY, currently with $126.46 million in STWD stock with ownership of nearly 7.611% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Starwood Property Trust Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 244 institutional holders increased their position in Starwood Property Trust Inc. [NYSE:STWD] by around 16,491,079 shares. Additionally, 175 investors decreased positions by around 10,314,225 shares, while 107 investors held positions by with 112,228,102 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 139,033,406 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STWD stock had 75 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,922,746 shares, while 50 institutional investors sold positions of 3,650,581 shares during the same period.