Paradigm Asset Management Co Cut Stake in Home Depot (HD) as Stock Value Declined; Omega Healthcare Invs (OHI) Holder Barry Investment Advisors Has Lowered Its Holding

April 17, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc. (HD) by 20.23% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc sold 3,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 14,590 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.77 billion, down from 18,290 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc who had been investing in Home Depot Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $201.07 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.94% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $174.43. About 3.53M shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.94% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.39% the S&P500.

Barry Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Omega Healthcare Invs Inc (OHI) by 54.33% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barry Investment Advisors Llc sold 186,585 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.90% with the market. The institutional investor held 156,866 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.32M, down from 343,451 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barry Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Omega Healthcare Invs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.41 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.28% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $26.11. About 2.05M shares traded. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has declined 18.67% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.22% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Omega Healthcare Investors had 28 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3300 target in Monday, June 12 report. The stock of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. The company was maintained on Monday, June 26 by Jefferies. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 21. On Wednesday, February 15 the stock rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of OHI in report on Wednesday, March 7 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) on Tuesday, February 13 with “Sell” rating. JMP Securities downgraded the shares of OHI in report on Thursday, August 18 to “Mkt Perform” rating.

Analysts await Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, down 15.12% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.86 per share. OHI’s profit will be $151.37M for 8.94 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.59% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.59, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 57 investors sold OHI shares while 116 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 141.70 million shares or 6.90% more from 132.55 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aqr Capital Limited Liability has invested 0% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Eqis Cap Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Stifel Fincl Corporation has invested 0.2% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). 10,554 were reported by Moors And Cabot Inc. White Pine owns 127,635 shares. 27,385 are owned by First City Cap Incorporated. Grp One Trading Lp has invested 0% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). City Hldg Company, West Virginia-based fund reported 100 shares. Moreover, Paragon Capital Ltd has 0.09% invested in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Laffer Invs owns 0.12% invested in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) for 17,978 shares. 370 are owned by Perigon Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company. Chicago Equity Prns Limited Liability Com holds 0.06% or 66,550 shares in its portfolio. 181,455 were reported by Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Inc. Kempen Capital Mngmt Nv holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) for 72,584 shares. Hudock Gp Ltd holds 0.01% or 1,121 shares in its portfolio.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $36.57 million activity. Shares for $3.31M were sold by Decker Edward P.. 41,396 shares valued at $7.58 million were sold by Carey Matt on Friday, December 8. Menear Craig A sold 113,687 shares worth $20.89 million. 6,650 The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) shares with value of $1.19 million were bought by CODINA ARMANDO M. BRENNEMAN GREGORY D had bought 16,827 shares worth $3.00 million. Roseborough Teresa Wynn also sold $1.97M worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Thursday, December 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 51 investors sold HD shares while 662 reduced holdings. 164 funds opened positions while 501 raised stakes. 788.59 million shares or 0.96% less from 796.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pure Financial Advisors stated it has 0.26% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Eaton Vance Mgmt stated it has 2.38M shares. South Dakota Inv Council, South Dakota-based fund reported 8,900 shares. Farmers Commercial Bank holds 0.09% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 13,408 shares. Puzo Michael J has 23,890 shares. Prudential Finance reported 1.71 million shares. Winslow Capital Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.77M shares. 2.90M were accumulated by Amer Century. Earnest Prtn Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0% or 569 shares. Afam Capital Inc holds 0.04% or 1,740 shares in its portfolio. Clark Mngmt Group accumulated 253,070 shares. First Dallas Inc has invested 0.73% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Buffington Mohr Mcneal accumulated 5,194 shares. Fort Washington Oh stated it has 0.45% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Texas Cap Bancorp Tx reported 1.27% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD).

Among 34 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 116 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, December 15 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, February 22 with “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 18 report. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, November 18. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $164.0 target in Tuesday, August 15 report. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, February 22. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, November 29 with “Buy”. Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation initiated The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Tuesday, October 3. Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation has “Buy” rating and $189.0 target. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on May, 15. They expect $2.08 earnings per share, up 24.55% or $0.41 from last year’s $1.67 per share. HD’s profit will be $2.40 billion for 20.97 P/E if the $2.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.08% EPS growth.

Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc, which manages about $365.35 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Agnc Investment Corp by 82,600 shares to 106,250 shares, valued at $2.15 billion in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Bae Sys Plc (BAESY) by 8,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 38,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Hologic Inc (NASDAQ:HOLX).

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