V F (VFC) Market Value Declined While Roof Eidam & Maycock Has Lowered Its Position; Home Depot (HD) Market Value Rose While Mason Street Advisors Has Decreased Holding

February 19, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Roof Eidam & Maycock decreased its stake in V F Corp (VFC) by 85.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Roof Eidam & Maycock sold 30,715 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.53% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 5,275 shares of the apparel company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $335,000, down from 35,990 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Roof Eidam & Maycock who had been investing in V F Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.49B market cap company. The stock decreased 11.08% or $9.3 during the last trading session, reaching $74.64. About 10.02M shares traded or 284.40% up from the average. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has declined 13.07% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.77% the S&P500.

Mason Street Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 1.38% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mason Street Advisors Llc sold 2,288 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.30% with the market. The institutional investor held 163,642 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $26.77 million, down from 165,930 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mason Street Advisors Llc who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $218.33B market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $186.97. About 7.62M shares traded or 44.24% up from the average. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

Among 33 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 107 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of HD in report on Friday, September 29 with “Hold” rating. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 7. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 24. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 2. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, January 24. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 18. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $175.0 target in Friday, September 8 report. On Wednesday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, December 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, August 15.

Mason Street Advisors Llc, which manages about $4.08 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (EFA) by 27,189 shares to 161,650 shares, valued at $11.07 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cyrusone Inc (NASDAQ:CONE) by 7,172 shares in the quarter, for a total of 45,312 shares, and has risen its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 59 investors sold HD shares while 562 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 587 raised stakes. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd stated it has 0.12% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). American Natl Registered Inv Advisor reported 18,996 shares. Kentucky Retirement Ins Trust Fund invested in 0.92% or 31,613 shares. Virginia-based Heritage Wealth Advsr has invested 0.19% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Ig Inv Mngmt accumulated 27,000 shares. Cadence Mgmt Limited Com reported 73,301 shares stake. Moors & Cabot has invested 0.54% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Baldwin Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Optimum Advsrs holds 0.33% or 6,018 shares in its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0.66% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 1.02 million shares. 1,983 were accumulated by Inspirion Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability. Retail Bank Of Stockton stated it has 1.19% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Fortaleza Asset has 5,300 shares for 1.58% of their portfolio. Eads Heald Investment Counsel, Georgia-based fund reported 6,465 shares. Veritable Lp stated it has 76,338 shares.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $1.62 earnings per share, up 12.50% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.44 per share. HD’s profit will be $1.89B for 28.85 P/E if the $1.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.84 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.96% negative EPS growth.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $14.57 million activity. Carey Matt had sold 41,396 shares worth $7.58 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold VFC shares while 233 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 211 raised stakes. 395.35 million shares or 2.44% less from 405.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Meeder Asset reported 0% stake. United Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 106,182 shares. Barclays Public Limited holds 391,460 shares. Arizona State Retirement invested 0.06% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Financial Bank Of Hawaii reported 14,949 shares stake. Umb Fincl Bank N A Mo holds 1.33% or 608,618 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 6,268 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. First National has 44,530 shares. Viking Fund Mgmt Ltd Com owns 25,000 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Martin Currie Limited owns 119,600 shares. Parnassus Invests Ca reported 3.76% stake. Indiana Trust Investment Mgmt Com invested 0.18% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Catawba Capital Management Va invested in 0.07% or 4,648 shares. Aviance Capital Partners Ltd Liability Corp, a Florida-based fund reported 8,810 shares. Group Inc reported 318,981 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings.

Roof Eidam & Maycock, which manages about $393.00 million and $194.87M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 2,890 shares to 17,569 shares, valued at $1.96 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Canadian Natl Ry Co (NYSE:CNI) by 6,675 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,340 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO).

Among 28 analysts covering V.F. Corp (NYSE:VFC), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. V.F. Corp had 102 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. Sterne Agee CRT downgraded the shares of VFC in report on Thursday, November 12 to “Underperform” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, January 8 by Guggenheim. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, September 2 by Buckingham Research. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 25. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by UBS. Buckingham Research upgraded V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) on Friday, July 24 to “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of VFC in report on Wednesday, August 12 with “Hold” rating.

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