Geneva Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) by 17.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 84,409 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 12,605 shares during the period. Geneva Advisors LLC’s holdings in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. were worth $1,890,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in STWD. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its stake in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 1.0% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 5,288 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 52.3% in the first quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 5,867 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 2,015 shares during the period. ClariVest Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 26.6% in the second quarter. ClariVest Asset Management LLC now owns 6,506 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 1,366 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. by 88.9% in the first quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 8,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $192,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Oak Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new stake in STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. during the first quarter worth $201,000. 74.15% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) opened at 22.22 on Friday. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. has a 1-year low of $21.11 and a 1-year high of $23.46. The company has a market cap of $5.77 billion, a PE ratio of 12.76 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $22.04 and a 200-day moving average price of $22.36.

STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (NYSE:STWD) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $211.57 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $244.13 million. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. had a return on equity of 11.39% and a net margin of 55.89%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.50 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. will post $2.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be issued a $0.48 dividend. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC.’s payout ratio is 109.09%.

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STWD has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.33.

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