The Home Depot, Inc. (The) Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:HD)

(The) were worth $165,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Insiders sold 128,900 shares of company stock worth $20,167,386 in the last quarter.

Oakwood Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 32.22% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Usca Ria LLC now owns 16,036 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $2,355,000 after buying an additional 354 shares during the period. Crossvault Capital Management LLC's holdings in Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 114.1% in the first quarter. Asset Management, New York-based fund reported 21,749 shares. Sadoff Investment Management LLC claims 345,211 shares with a value of $52,955,000. (The) by 1.8% in the first quarter. The value of the total investment in Home Depot, Inc. (The) during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $139,356,000. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) by 43.4% in the first quarter. The home improvement retailer reported $1.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.06. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. Invsts Asset Mngmt Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv holds 0.58% or 54,565 shares in its portfolio. (HD) closed its previous trading session at $144.58 with the loss of -1.41%.

The company now has a P/E ratio of 21.63 and the market value is 172.85B. After a recent look, the stock has been seen trading $-8.51 off of the 50-day moving average of $153.09 and $-3.76 separated from the 200-day moving average of $148.34. Narwhal Mgmt reported 0.37% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). Analysts forecast that Home Depot, Inc. will post $7.24 earnings per share for the current year. The Private Management Group Inc holds 388,715 shares with $11.55M value, up from 202,916 last quarter. Home Depot, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 158.80% and a net margin of 8.53%. The firm had revenue of $23.89 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.74 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The Home Depot Inc. had 57 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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The renovation boom is likely to lead to record profits for both Home Depot and Lowe's. (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $164.09 price objective for the a report on Monday, June 19th. BTIG Research upped their target price on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) from $155.00 to $175.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Moreover, Thompson Davis And has 0.23% invested in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). (The) from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $170.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Credit Suisse Group set a $163.00 target price on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, May 15th. S&P Research maintained Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, August 19 with "Hold" rating.

In other news, EVP William G. Lennie sold 31,239 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.47, for a total transaction of $4,856,727.33. 1,489,454 shares of the company's stock traded hands. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 7,000 shares valued at $1.02M were sold by Campbell Ann Marie on Monday, February 27. Also, CEO Craig A. Menear sold 90,661 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 46,294 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,197,328.18. Company insiders own 0.26% of the company's stock.

About Home Depot, Inc.

The burst of renovations has been a boon for contractors as well as big home-improvement companies, which have enjoyed strong revenue growth even as most other retailers are struggling.

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