Curian Capital Lowers stake in Home Depot Inc (HD)

Home Depot Inc (HD) : Curian Capital reduced its stake in Home Depot Inc by 67.08% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 80,009 shares of Home Depot Inc which is valued at $10,712,405 after selling 163,007 shares in Home Depot Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 25, 2016.Home Depot Inc makes up approximately 0.78% of Curian Capital’s portfolio.

Home Depot Inc opened for trading at $134.37 and hit $136.25 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $136.05, with a gain of 1.61% or 2.16 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 42,84,363 shares. Company has a market cap of $170,464 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Next Financial Group Inc reduced its stake in HD by selling 8,570 shares or 21.41% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 31,449 shares of HD which is valued at $4,266,371. Home Depot Inc makes up approx 1.48% of Next Financial Group Inc’s portfolio.Exencial Wealth Advisors boosted its stake in HD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,626 shares of Home Depot Inc which is valued at $220,583. Home Depot Inc makes up approx 0.10% of Exencial Wealth Advisors’s portfolio. Mcqueen Ball Associates sold out all of its stake in HD during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,548 shares of HD which is valued $210,002.Gofen Glossberg Il boosted its stake in HD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,972 additional shares and now holds a total of 87,837 shares of Home Depot Inc which is valued at $11,858,873. Home Depot Inc makes up approx 0.50% of Gofen Glossberg Il’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, Home Depot Inc reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Feb 23, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.10. The company had revenue of $20980.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $20396.59 million. The company’s revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.05 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Home Depot Inc. Barclays Initiated Home Depot Inc on Mar 31, 2016 to “Overweight”, Price Target of the shares are set at $150.

The Home Depot Inc. (The Home Depot) is a home improvement retailer. The Home Depot stores sell an assortment of building materials home improvement products and lawn and garden products and provide services. The Home Depot stores average approximately 104000 square feet of enclosed space with approximately 24000 additional square feet of outside garden area. The Home Depot stores serve three primary customer groups: do-it-yourself (DIY) customers do-it-for-me (DIFM) customers and professional customers. As of December 31 2014 the Company had 2269 The Home Depot stores which included 1977 stores in the United States including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories of the United States Virgin Islands and Guam; 181 stores in Canada and 111 stores in Mexico.

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