Regentatlantic Capital LLC lowered its position in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) by 0.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 36,089 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after selling 221 shares during the period. Regentatlantic Capital LLC’s holdings in Home Depot, Inc. (The) were worth $5,536,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. raised its stake in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 0.4% during the first quarter. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 1,644 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $241,000 after purchasing an additional 6 shares during the period. Mascoma Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 0.6% during the second quarter. Mascoma Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,143 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $175,000 after purchasing an additional 7 shares during the period. Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 0.3% during the first quarter. Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,725 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $400,000 after purchasing an additional 9 shares during the period. Piershale Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 0.6% during the first quarter. Piershale Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,192 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $322,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. Finally, Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA raised its stake in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 1.8% during the first quarter. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA now owns 1,354 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $199,000 after purchasing an additional 24 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 71.45% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE HD) traded down 0.61% during trading on Friday, hitting $158.40. 9,124,244 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $186.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.80 and a beta of 1.07. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $152.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $151.82. Home Depot, Inc. has a 52 week low of $119.20 and a 52 week high of $161.38.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 15th. The home improvement retailer reported $2.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates 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 firm had revenue of $28.11 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $27.84 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.97 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Home Depot, Inc. will post $7.33 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a $0.89 dividend. This represents a $3.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 29th. Home Depot, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 51.15%.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $182.00 price target on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $178.00 price target on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Telsey Advisory Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Wedbush reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, nineteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $169.86.

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In other Home Depot, Inc. (The) news, EVP Matt Carey sold 32,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction 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 sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 62,483 shares in the company, valued at $9,816,079.30. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Ann Marie Campbell sold 10,717 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.40, for a total value of $1,633,270.80. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 64,810 shares in the company, valued at $9,877,044. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 57,717 shares of company stock worth $8,916,321 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 0.26% of the company’s stock.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) Company Profile

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.

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

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