Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC bought a new stake in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 620 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $129,000.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Home Depot by 1.0% during the 4th quarter. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 8,623 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $1,482,000 after buying an additional 85 shares in the last quarter. Wealth Architects LLC grew its holdings in Home Depot by 8.7% during the 4th quarter. Wealth Architects LLC now owns 1,214 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $209,000 after purchasing an additional 97 shares during the last quarter. Advisors Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Home Depot during the 4th quarter valued at about $889,000. Clarkston Capital Partners LLC grew its holdings in Home Depot by 88.0% during the 4th quarter. Clarkston Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,168 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $544,000 after purchasing an additional 1,483 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC grew its holdings in Home Depot by 284.0% during the 4th quarter. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC now owns 34,128 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $5,864,000 after purchasing an additional 25,240 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 69.44% of the company’s stock.

In other news, EVP Matt Carey sold 34,688 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $202.09, for a total value of $7,010,097.92. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 81,982 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,567,742.38. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CFO Carol B. Tome sold 26,334 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $189.17, for a total transaction of $4,981,602.78. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 519,253 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $98,227,090.01. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 82,522 shares of company stock worth $16,156,831 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 0.27% of the company’s stock.

HD has been the topic of several analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Valmont Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 12th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of Altria Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 11th. Citigroup cut their price target on shares of GrafTech International from $21.00 to $17.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, April 1st. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Wells Fargo & Co from $55.00 to $51.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, April 15th. Finally, Gabelli downgraded shares of Home Depot from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 16th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $207.78.

HD stock traded up $1.81 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $213.08. The company had a trading volume of 1,976,656 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,208,789. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 17.68, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.26. The stock has a market cap of $232.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.54, a PEG ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 1.12. The business has a 50 day moving average of $208.17. Home Depot Inc has a 12 month low of $158.09 and a 12 month high of $219.30.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 21st. The home improvement retailer reported $2.27 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.17 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $26.38 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.34 billion. Home Depot had a net margin of 10.24% and a return on equity of 1,441.05%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.08 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Home Depot Inc will post 10.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Home Depot

The Home Depot, Inc operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products, and d├ęcor products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself and professional customers.

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