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Investing In Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: STWD): Why Should You?

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Starwood Property Trust Inc. (STWD) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.06, or 0.29%, to $20.96. The Starwood Property Trust Inc. has recorded 23,612 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Starwood Property Trust Announces $0.48 Per Share Dividend for Third Quarter 2023.

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the REIT – Mortgage industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $20.90 and fluctuated between $21.06 as its day high and $20.69 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Starwood Property Trust Inc. is $6.53B. A total of 2.4 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.69M shares.

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, STWD has seen 3 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 340,608 and the disposition of 2,882 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 22 BUYs and 6 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 2,459,732 shares during that period but sold 941,265.

In the most recent transaction, Sossen Andrew Jay sold 18,155 shares of STWD for 21.11 per share on Nov 15. After the transaction, the COO and General Counsel now owns 275,726 company shares.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Starwood Property Trust Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.92, resulting in a dividend yield of 9.19%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.87. STWD’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/29/2023 when it declared a $0.48 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 7/17/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/14/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 3/30/2023. The STWD stock dividend was $0.48 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for STWD in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $22.07 with high estimates of $24.00 and low estimates of $21.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, STWD has a high of $23.14 and a low of $16.06.

As of this writing, STWD has an earnings estimate of $0.49 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.52 per share and a lower estimate of $0.46. The company reported an EPS of $0.5 in the last quarter, which was -2.00% lower than expectations of $0.51.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $20.71, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.65B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for STWD is Buy with a score of 4.83.

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