Home Depot's quarterly profit jumps 12 percent

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) closed with a change of 0.46%

Fortaleza Asset Management Inc decreased Home Depot (HD) stake by 62.79% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Strategic Global Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.45% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) for 29,185 shares.

During last 3 month it remained at 12.89%.

The Home Depot, Inc.is a home improvement retailer. The Beta for the company stands at 1.11 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.67. It has underperformed by 10.21% the S&P500. Using data provided from various analysts, shares of CareDx, Inc. James Investment Research Inc owns 553,413 shares or 0.43% of their U.S. portfolio. The stock has 50-day moving average of $149.81 and a 200-day moving average of $137.08.

One Month Ago Analyst Ratings: Should an investor react accordingly to new analyst's recommendations and adjust a position based on the analyst's rating alone Of course not.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $67,503 activity. Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC) was raised too.

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Net sales increased 5 percent to $23.89 billion. It also upped Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUKH) stake by 16,352 shares and now owns 210,484 shares. $963,530 worth of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) shares were sold by Campbell Ann Marie. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 64% are positive.

HD has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, February 22 with "Outperform". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Goldman Sachs. Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NASDAQ:HD) has risen 21.3% over the past 6 months and is uptrending. As per Wednesday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Mkt Perform" on Monday, February 27. Royal Bank of Canada set a $166.00 target price on Home Depot and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, November 18. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $93.08 per share. Its down 0.05, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 84 investors sold HD shares while 664 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 478 raised stakes. The institutional investors in our partner's database reported: 838.20 million shares, up from 837.48 million shares in 2016Q3. A stock ATR is the difference between the high and low price on any given day. Pinnacle Financial reported 0.31% stake. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Home Depot during the fourth quarter worth about $131,000. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in shares of Home Depot by 1.0% in the third quarter. Also lower interest rates make shares relatively more attractive than saving money in a bank or holding bonds. Mirae Asset Invs stated it has 73,333 shares. Aviva Pcl accumulated 1.19M shares.

Shares of the Dow component rose more than 1% in mid-morning trading and have advanced 17% this year. 4,951 were reported by Foster & Motley. Stanley reported 5,263 shares. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price objective on Home Depot from $167.00 to $182.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday. Sector Pension Invest Board invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). The Maryland-based Wms Prns Limited Com has invested 0.21% in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). $20.26M worth of stock was sold by Menear Craig A on Wednesday, February 22. Guidance for diluted earnings per share rose from a prior estimate of $7.13 to a new forecast of $7.15, up 11%, after accounting for share repurchases of approximately $5 billion.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock.

On 8/19/2016 Timothy M Crow, EVP, sold 49,392 with an average share price of $135.06 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,670,883.52.

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