Home Depot feels the wind at its back in third quarter

Home Depot feels the wind at its back in third quarter

Forward Ltd Liability Com invested in 0.08% or 5,946 shares. Home Depot Inc now has $193.46B valuation. (The) were worth $2,843,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Analysts have a consensus forecast for fourth-quarter EPS of $1.60 on sales of $23.43 billion. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $170.00 price target on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 2.9% during the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 8,027,935 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $1,231,485,000 after acquiring an additional 84,750 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership has invested 0.22% in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). (The) by 41.6% in the second quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.97 earnings per share. (The) by 13.3% in the second quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc expanded its holdings by buying 11,011 shares an increase of 3.1% in the quarter. (The) by 1.8% in the first quarter. It increased, as 38 investors sold HD shares while 632 reduced holdings. Kentucky Retirement System Trust Fund stated it has 0.89% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). (The) by 66.6% in the second quarter.

American International Group Inc, which manages about $28.04B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) by 95,230 shares to 59,450 shares, valued at $7.92 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Several research firms recently issued reports on HD. Sol Cap Mgmt Communications owns 0.75% invested in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) for 17,889 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 18.

Analysts await Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on November, 14 before the open. (The) from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. The Home Depot Inc. had 81 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) on Wednesday, August 17 with "Neutral" rating. (The) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. At a current EPS of $6.979, this growth rate means shareholders can expect an impending EPS of $9.417.

On October 30, 2017 Royal Bank Of Canada updated guidance on HD and giving a rating of "Buy" and price target of $179.00.

In related news, EVP Ann Marie Campbell sold 10,717 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $136.03, for a total value of $1,587,606.13. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold 29,076 shares worth $4.57 million. The shares were sold at an average price of $150.39, for a total value of $2,255,850.00. Bremer Trust National Association sold 2,469 shares as the company's stock rose 9.30% with the market. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 57,717 shares of company stock worth $8,916,321. (NYSE:HD) stock. Over the past few months, insider ownership has seen a move of -19.07% while institutional ownership has changed -0.11%. (NYSE:HD), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide trademark & copyright law. The original version of this news story can be viewed at Financial Advisory Ser Incorporated has 1,377 shares. (HD) opened at $165.35 on Tuesday. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) is presently sitting at 1.08. Home Depot, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $122.92 and a fifty-two week high of $167.94.

In terms of earnings per share, 27 analysts have a 1.34 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Jan-17, for the quarter ending Apr-18, 15 analysts have a 1.86 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Apr-18 there are 33 estimates of 6.35 EPS. $2.30M worth of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) shares were sold by Carey Matt. Consensus estimates for the most recent quarter had called for EPS of $1.82 and revenues of $24.55 billion.

Revenue is now expected to be up about 6.3 percent, with same-store sales rising approximately 6.5 percent.

Home Depot estimated that hurricane-related sales positively affected same-store sales growth by approximately $282 million in the quarter, although gross margin on these hurricane-related sales was considerably less than the company's average. Has $34.60 Million Stake in Home Depot, Inc.