Epoch Investment Partners Inc. Buys 295829 Shares of Home Depot Inc (HD)


Epoch Investment Partners Inc. Buys 295829 Shares of Home Depot Inc (HD)

It also increased its holding in Alps Etf Tr Sprott Gl Mine (SGDM) by 32,686 shares in the quarter, for a total of 50,086 shares, and has risen its stake in Pampa Energia S A Spons Adr Lvl I (NYSE:PAM). Atlantic Trust LLC now owns 20,332 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $3,119,000 after purchasing an additional 2,309 shares in the last quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. grew its position in Home Depot by 6.3% in the 3rd quarter. Umb Bank N A sold 8,768 shares as the company's stock rose 9.30% with the market. Lodestar Inv Counsel Limited Liability Il has invested 0.17% in The Home Depot, Inc.

In related news, EVP Matt Carey sold 41,396 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. Exane Derivatives has 0.18% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. This is something that Investors should look for in all the stocks they are trading and is an important indicator to keep tabs on.

The Home Depot, Inc. stock waking on thin line between bulls and bears tracks and with several factors it's pulling towards optimistic side to some extend but some take to pessimistic side. Bluefin Trading Limited Liability Corp accumulated 13,600 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

Home Depot is preparing for the spring selling season, when revenue reaches its highest point in the year as people start fixing up their homes. The formula for calculating the price-earnings ratio for any stock is simple: the market value per share divided by the earnings per share (EPS). The company has a current ratio of 1.23, a quick ratio of 0.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.54.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 12.5% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. Tracking most recent quarter period, Price to book (P/B) ration is at 1.36 and Price to cash per share ration is at 649791.66. Eleven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $23.66 billion.

Operating expenses were 6.0% of sales during the quarter vs. 4.2% a year ago on higher SG&A spending. (NYSE:HD) sharea rose more than 4% in Tuesday's premarket, as Home Depot Inc's (NYSE:HD) profit and revenue topped the Wall street estimates, and it happened for the sixth straight quarter, as number of shoppers visited increase in the top most US home improvement chain and on average, the shopper spent more money in an improving housing market.

Home Depot announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, December 6th that permits the company to buyback $15.00 billion in shares.

The Home Depot, Inc (The Home Depot) is a home improvement retailer.

The highest price HD stock touched in the last 12 month was $207.61 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $143.25. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.20%. Camarda Advsr Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.78% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc.

The company's diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 7.21. Kingstown Capital Management Lp sold 250,000 shares as the company's stock rose 0.21% with the market. For this relative risk measurement, HD has beta value of 1.13. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Several brokerages have recently commented on HD. Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and set a $223.00 price target on shares of Home Depot in a research report on Monday, February 5th. The company's market cap is $218.38 Billion, and the average volume is 5.22 Million. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $195.00 price objective on shares of Home Depot in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. (HD) stock is now trading 12.38% away from its average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of -2.18% from its 50 Days Moving Average and -4.11% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.

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