As Home Depot INC Com (HD) Shares Declined, Shareholder First Merchants Corp Decreased Stake

April 16, 2018 - By Ronnie Lemelle

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.21, from 2017Q3’s 1.14. The ratio dived due to HD positioning: 51 sold and 662 reduced. 164 funds bought positions and 501 increased positions. Investors holded 796.24 million in 2017Q3 but now own 788.59 million shares or 0.96% less. 152,433 were accumulated by Tdam Usa Inc. Moreover, M Secs Inc has 0.1% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 1,090 shs. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky reported 387,451 shs. Gam Ag accumulated 8,863 shs. Moreover, Altavista Wealth Mgmt has 1.84% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). First Interstate Natl Bank accumulated 3,510 shs or 0.14% of the stock. Tarbox Family Office invested in 0.04% or 544 shs. Camarda Fincl Advsrs Ltd Liability accumulated 4,285 shs or 0.97% of the stock. Stratos Wealth Prtn Ltd has invested 0.6% of its capital in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). The Nebraska-based Cambridge Advisors has invested 0.07% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 81,050 were accumulated by Parsec Mngmt Inc. Scotia Capital invested 0.67% of its capital in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Strategic Fincl Ser holds 0.04% or 1,177 shs in its capital. Palo Cap Incorporated holds 1.34% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 15,798 shs. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP reported 0.25% stake.

HD had 5 selling transactions and 2 buys since December 7, 2017. This’s net activity of $36.57 million. $7.58M worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) was sold by Carey Matt on Friday, December 8. On Wednesday, March 21 BRENNEMAN GREGORY D had bought 16,827 shs worth $3.00 million. Another trade for 37,680 shs valued at $7.02 million was made by Campbell Ann Marie on Thursday, February 22. 6,650 shs valued at $1.19M were bought by CODINA ARMANDO M on Friday, March 2. On Thursday, December 7 Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.97 million worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 113,687 The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) shs with value of $20.89M were sold by Menear Craig A.

The holdings In Home Depot Inc Com (HD) was reduced held by First Merchants Corp. According to 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form the decrease is 97.53%. The company’s stock declined 7.15% with the market as First Merchants Corp sold 10,463 shares. The consumer services company announced $2.47M value for the 2017Q4. Now the institutional investor is holding 265 shares, compared to the 10,728 from the previous quarter. For a total of shares it increased its holding in by shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in .

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on May, 15. They expect $2.08 EPS, up 24.55 % or $0.41 from last year’s $1.67 per share. HD’s profit will be $2.40 billion for 20.77 P/E if the $2.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual EPS reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.08 % EPS growth.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Ratings Coverage

In total 21 analysts cover Home Depot (NYSE:HD). “Buy” rating has 16, “Sell” are 0, while 5 are “Hold”. 76% are bullish. 38 are the (NYSE:HD)’s analyst reports since October 30, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, December 7 the stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Hold” rating by Bernstein. On Wednesday, February 21 Citigroup maintained the shares of HD in report with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, November 15 the rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. On Wednesday, February 21 Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $225.0 target. On Wednesday, November 15 the firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given. On Monday, February 26 the stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Buy” rating given by Guggenheim. On Wednesday, November 8 the rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. On Wednesday, March 21 the stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Buy” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, November 15 the stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, February 21 the rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Hold”.

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