Analysts are on the Bearish side about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) this week.

September 8, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 72 investors sold The Home Depot, Inc. shares while 666 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 523 raised stakes. 772.16 million shares or 2.08% less from 788.59 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Moreover, Eagle Capital Management Ltd Co has 2.42% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Rdl Financial holds 0.81% or 6,871 shares in its portfolio. Essex Investment Management Limited Liability Company invested 1.69% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Beacon Cap Incorporated holds 0% or 510 shares. 9,812 are held by Smithfield. Page Arthur B holds 3.32% or 20,555 shares. Oarsman has invested 0.15% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Cincinnati Ins reported 124,500 shares stake. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Limited Com holds 3.11% or 47,385 shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Limited has 0.16% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Optimum Advsrs holds 0.31% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 5,845 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based 1832 Asset Management L P has invested 0.52% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Aviva Public Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.15% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Compass Management invested in 2,388 shares. Somerville Kurt F has 2.38% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD).

Since March 21, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 7 sales for $23.19 million activity. The insider Campbell Ann Marie sold 19,512 shares worth $3.81 million. Shares for $806,149 were sold by Carey Matt on Thursday, August 16. On Wednesday, March 21 BRENNEMAN GREGORY D bought $3.00M worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 16,827 shares. Another trade for 45,549 shares valued at $8.51M was sold by HOLIFIELD MARK. Linnartz Stephanie bought $187,570 worth of stock or 1,000 shares. The insider Decker Edward P. sold 33,200 shares worth $6.18M.

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

Among 7 analysts covering Home Depot (NYSE:HD), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Home Depot had 7 analyst reports since March 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, May 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Tuesday, May 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, June 20. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 21 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 15. Below is a list of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) latest ratings and price target changes.

15/08/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $219 New Target: $227 Maintain
20/06/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $212 New Target: $225 Maintain
16/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $225.0000 Maintain
15/05/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $187.0000
15/05/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $215.0000 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Outperform New Target: $205 Initiates Coverage On
21/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Buy New Target: $210.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.17% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $206.23. About 3.67M shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 19.42% since September 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.85% the S&P500.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The company has market cap of $235.96 billion. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me , and professional customers. It has a 24.32 P/E ratio. The firm offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM clients through third-party installers.

More important recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Home Depot Still Going Strong” on August 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Home Depot And The Battle For $200”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Home Depot, Inc. (HD) CEO Craig Menear Presents at Goldman Sachs 25th Annual Global Retailing Conference …” on September 05, 2018. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Is Home Depot The Exception? – Today’s Editors’ Picks” with publication date: September 08, 2018.

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