Taking a Closer Look At Starwood Property Trust Inc. (STWD) Following Its Recent Trade


Starwood Property Trust Inc.’s recent filing unveils that its COO and General Counsel Sossen Andrew Jay unloaded Company’s shares for reported $0.38 million on Nov 15. In the deal valued at $21.11 per share,18,155 shares were sold. As a result of this transaction, Sossen Andrew Jay now holds 275,726 shares worth roughly $ 5.54 million.

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Then, Sossen Andrew Jay sold 33,750 shares, generating $818,546 in total proceeds. Upon selling the shares at $24.25, the COO and General Counsel now owns 293,881 shares.

Credit Suisse downgraded its Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] rating to a Neutral from a an Outperform in a research note published on Tuesday. Raymond James also remained covering STWD and has increased its forecast on March 31, 2022 with a “Strong buy” recommendation from previously “an Outperform” rating. BTIG Research started covering the stock on February 03, 2021. It rated STWD as “a Buy”.

Price Performance Review of STWD

On Tuesday, Starwood Property Trust Inc. [NYSE:STWD] saw its stock fall -2.24% to $20.10. On the same session, the stock had its day’s lowest price of $20.05, but rose to a high of $20.78. Over the last five days, the stock has gained 4.91%. Starwood Property Trust Inc. shares have risen nearly 9.66% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have fallen -14.03% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $24.79 was reached on 02/02/23, a 52-week low of $17.69 was recorded on 01/03/23. SMA at 50 days reached $19.88, while 200 days put it at $21.16. A total of 4.85 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 2.04 million shares in the previous session.

Levels Of Support And Resistance For STWD Stock

The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 19.84, which if violated will result in even more drops to 19.58. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 20.57. A further resistance level may holdings at 21.04. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 51.94, which indicates neutral technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at 0.38, which suggests price will go down in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been low at 36.41%. Stochastics %K at 65.78% indicates the stock is a holding.

How much short interest is there in Starwood Property Trust Inc.?

A steep rise in short interest was recorded in Starwood Property Trust Inc. stocks on Jan 12, 2023, dropping by -0.65 million shares to a total of 6.28 million shares. Yahoo Finance data shows the prior-month short interest on Dec 14, 2022 was 6.93 million shares. There was a decline of -10.35%, which implies that there is a negative sentiment for the stock. In spite of short shares comprising just 2.13% of the overall stock float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) fell to 2.4.

Starwood Property Trust Inc. [STWD] – Who Are The Largest Shareholders?

In filings from The Vanguard Group, Inc., it is revealed that the company now owns 27,606,817 shares, or roughly 8.92% of the outstanding STWD shares. In other words, the investor’s shares have risen by 642,935 from its previous 13-F filing of 26963882.0. Additionally, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased -1.39% of its stake after which the total value it holdings stand at $309,109,184, while Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC reduced -1.10% of its stake to hold $113.15 million in the firm. Over the last quarter, Cardinal Capital Management LLC sold -137,341 shares of Starwood Property Trust Inc., while SSgA Funds Management, Inc. sold -40,952 shares. At present, Geode Capital Management LLC is holding 4,150,140 shares valued at $86.7 million. 1832 Asset Management LP owned 3,208,752 shares of the company at the time of its most recent 13F filing, worth $67.03 million.

The most recent change occurred on November 06, 2020 when Wolfe Research began covering the stock and recommended ‘”a Peer perform”‘ rating.


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