Equities analysts expect that Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE:RLGY) will post $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Realogy’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.11 and the highest is $0.33. Realogy posted earnings per share of $0.26 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 15.4%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, February 26th.

On average, analysts expect that Realogy will report full-year earnings of $1.74 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.56 to $1.84. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $2.04 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.62 to $2.22. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Realogy.

Realogy (NYSE:RLGY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.91 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $1.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.71 billion. Realogy had a net margin of 6.71% and a return on equity of 8.74%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share.

RLGY has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Realogy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Barclays set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Realogy and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, November 5th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded shares of Realogy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $32.00 to $19.00 in a report on Monday, November 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $27.86.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Pzena Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Realogy by 2.0% in the 3rd quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 3,116,972 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $64,334,000 after buying an additional 59,644 shares during the period. FIL Ltd increased its holdings in Realogy by 129.3% in the 3rd quarter. FIL Ltd now owns 36,521 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $755,000 after buying an additional 20,595 shares during the period. Ffcm LLC increased its holdings in Realogy by 20.5% in the 3rd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 98,074 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,024,000 after buying an additional 16,684 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. increased its holdings in Realogy by 10,571.3% in the 3rd quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 252,164 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,205,000 after buying an additional 249,801 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Realogy by 89.1% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,293,484 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $233,097,000 after buying an additional 5,320,228 shares during the period.

Shares of RLGY stock traded down $0.92 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $18.19. 1,610,209 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,176,049. The firm has a market cap of $2.24 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.59, a PEG ratio of 0.54 and a beta of 1.19. Realogy has a 52-week low of $17.43 and a 52-week high of $28.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 0.58.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be issued a $0.09 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%. Realogy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.93%.

About Realogy

Realogy Holdings Corp. is an integrated provider of residential real estate services in the United States. The Company is the franchisor of residential real estate brokerages with some of the recognized brands in the real estate industry, the owner of United States residential real estate brokerage offices, the global provider of outsourced employee relocation services and a provider of title and settlement services.

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