Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) changes shares on Thursday trading session, with a change of 0.80% or $0.2 shares. The trading starts at $24.65 and closed at $25.06 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $24.56 and day high was $25.40 on Thursday, June 18. After the session, the Real Estate sector daily volume shifted to 0.96 million while its average volume is 2.91M. In other hand, the BXMT market cap reached to $3.51B.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 6.94% and up 12.47% for month. Its quarterly performance was 35.52% above, while its half year performance is down -31.95%. BXMT yearly performance stood at negative -30.96% and fall -32.13% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. is 2.60.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. BXMT EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 1.34. EPS for this year is -6.20%, while for the next year its value is 2.18. Its EPS Q/Q reached -163.90%. It has an EPS of 4.80% up for past five years and for the next five years will be down -6.63%.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and Blackstone Group Inc. are the top three holders in Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (BXMT) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 13.18 million shares which valued 245.35 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 11.3 million shares which valued at 210.33 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackstone Group Inc. has a total of 5.82 million shares which valued at 108.38 million. In the end, Blackstone Group Inc. have 3.98% shares outstanding of Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (BXMT) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.40% and institutional holding shifted to 58.50%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 1.34. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 9 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.56, while 0.68 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for BXMT published in the report was 0.49-0.65 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.68 which is higher than 0.64 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for BXMT fall -20.81% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 8.86% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.64%. The moving average value for Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (BXMT) is 30.02 and 24.14 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in BXMT stock. On Jun 08, Ruffing Thomas C, Managing Director, sold 126 trading shares at the cost of $28.80, which valued at 3629.0. On Jun 08, Marone Anthony F. JR, Chief Financial Officer, sold 362 shares at the cost of $28.79, with total shares of 33,907. On Jun 08, Armer Douglas N., Executive Vice President, sold 548 shares at the cost of 28.84. After this transaction, Armer Douglas N. total shares reached to 83,152 which valued at 15804.0.