Bank of Stockton reduced its stake in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) by 0.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 15,710 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after selling 4 shares during the period. Home Depot, Inc. (The) accounts for approximately 1.1% of Bank of Stockton’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 16th biggest position. Bank of Stockton’s holdings in Home Depot, Inc. (The) were worth $2,409,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HD. Waldron LP increased its holdings in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 104.0% in the first quarter. Waldron LP now owns 4,004 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $573,000 after purchasing an additional 2,041 shares during the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its holdings in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 75.3% in the first quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 9,581 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $1,409,000 after purchasing an additional 4,116 shares during the last quarter. BTIM Corp. increased its holdings in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 3.5% in the first quarter. BTIM Corp. now owns 18,618 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $2,734,000 after purchasing an additional 629 shares during the last quarter. UMB Bank N A MO increased its holdings in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 2.2% in the first quarter. UMB Bank N A MO now owns 226,219 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $33,216,000 after purchasing an additional 4,862 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 1.3% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 8,649,798 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $1,270,050,000 after purchasing an additional 108,242 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.36% of the company’s stock.

Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE HD) opened at 163.35 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $192.56 billion, a PE ratio of 23.51 and a beta of 1.07. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $159.68 and a 200-day moving average of $154.12. Home Depot, Inc. has a 12-month low of $119.20 and a 12-month high of $166.63.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 15th. The home improvement retailer reported $2.25 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.04. Home Depot, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 192.30% and a net margin of 8.63%. The company had revenue of $28.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.84 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.97 earnings per share. Home Depot, Inc. (The)’s revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Home Depot, Inc. will post $7.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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HD has been the topic of several research reports. Vetr downgraded shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $164.18 price objective on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $169.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, Longbow Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $175.00 price target on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, nineteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $172.38.

In related news, EVP Matt Carey sold 32,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $157.10, for a total value of $5,027,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 62,483 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,816,079.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, EVP Teresa Wynn Roseborough sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.39, for a total value of $2,255,850.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 33,147 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,984,977.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 57,717 shares of company stock valued at $8,916,321 in the last 90 days. 0.26% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Home Depot, Inc. (The)

The Home Depot, Inc (The Home Depot) is a home improvement retailer. The Company sells an assortment of building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, and provides various services. The Home Depot stores serves three primary customer groups: do-it-yourself (DIY) customers, do-it-for-me (DIFM) customers and professional customers.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD)

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