Compass Point upgraded shares of Realogy (NYSE:RLGY) from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Monday, Briefing.com Automated Import reports.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on RLGY. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price objective on shares of Realogy from $14.00 to $12.00 and set an underweight rating for the company in a report on Thursday, April 4th. Barclays set a $24.00 price target on shares of Orion Engineered Carbons and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Stephens raised shares of Redfin from an underweight rating to an overweight rating and lifted their price target for the company from $18.00 to $23.00 in a report on Monday, June 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of HB Fuller from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, July 3rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the company. Realogy has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $12.00.

Shares of NYSE:RLGY traded down $0.13 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $5.74. 4,169,446 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,999,192. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $7.05. The stock has a market cap of $748.10 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.83 and a beta of 1.71. Realogy has a 12 month low of $5.47 and a 12 month high of $24.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.83, a current ratio of 0.58 and a quick ratio of 0.58.

Realogy (NYSE:RLGY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The financial services provider reported ($0.67) EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.67). The company had revenue of $1.11 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.16 billion. Realogy had a net margin of 1.76% and a return on equity of 6.82%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.38) EPS. As a group, equities research analysts expect that Realogy will post 1.05 EPS for the current year.

In related news, CEO Ryan M. Schneider bought 119,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.38 per share, with a total value of $999,734.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 352,761 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,956,137.18. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in RLGY. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA bought a new position in shares of Realogy in the first quarter worth about $25,000. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc raised its stake in shares of Realogy by 40.4% in the first quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 8,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $90,000 after acquiring an additional 2,300 shares during the last quarter. Weiss Asset Management LP bought a new position in shares of Realogy in the first quarter worth about $135,000. Allstate Corp bought a new position in shares of Realogy in the first quarter worth about $157,000. Finally, Twin Tree Management LP raised its stake in shares of Realogy by 898.0% in the first quarter. Twin Tree Management LP now owns 15,190 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $173,000 after acquiring an additional 13,668 shares during the last quarter.

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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