Affinity Investment Advisors Has Decreased Home Depot (HD) Stake By $475,082; Renren American Depositary Shares Each Repre (RENN) Shorts Raised By 11.16%

June 22, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

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Renren Inc American Depositary Shares Each Repre (NYSE:RENN) had an increase of 11.16% in short interest. RENN’s SI was 858,900 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 11.16% from 772,700 shares previously. With 176,200 avg volume, 5 days are for Renren Inc American Depositary Shares Each Repre (NYSE:RENN)’s short sellers to cover RENN’s short positions. The SI to Renren Inc American Depositary Shares Each Repre’s float is 5.65%. The stock increased 156.91% or $1.4475 during the last trading session, reaching $2.37. About 62.59M shares traded or 18980.78% up from the average. Renren Inc. (NYSE:RENN) has risen 30.19% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.62% the S&P500. Some Historical RENN News: 30/04/2018 – Renren Aims to Address Concerns That It May Be Deemed to Be an Investment Company; 30/04/2018 – Renren Expects Dividend Will Be $7.2465-$9.144 Per ADS; 07/05/2018 – Renren 4Q Loss $54.3M; 30/04/2018 – Renren: Dividend Contingent Upon Successful Completion of Private Placement; 07/05/2018 – RENREN 4Q LOSS PER ADS $1.37; 30/04/2018 – RENREN TO REPORT EXACT AMOUNT OF CASH DIV ON OR ABOUT JUNE 11; 30/04/2018 – RENREN SEES CASH DIV BETWEEN US$0.4831-US$0.6096/ORDINARY SHR; 07/05/2018 – Renren 4Q Rev $97.1M; 07/05/2018 – RENREN 4Q REV. $202.1M; 30/04/2018 – Renren Will Continue to Operate SNS, Used-Auto, SaaS Businesses

Affinity Investment Advisors Llc decreased Home Depot Inc (HD) stake by 3.19% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Affinity Investment Advisors Llc sold 2,669 shares as Home Depot Inc (HD)’s stock declined 0.85%. The Affinity Investment Advisors Llc holds 80,955 shares with $14.43 million value, down from 83,624 last quarter. Home Depot Inc now has $227.73B valuation. The stock decreased 1.44% or $2.89 during the last trading session, reaching $197.42. About 4.03 million shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 19.42% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.85% the S&P500. Some Historical HD News: 15/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Home Depot’s rare sales miss; 15/05/2018 – HOME DEPOT CEO SAYS NORTHERN DIVISION, ITS LARGEST SEGMENT, POSTED FLAT COMPS DUE TO WEAKNESS IN SEASONAL CATEGORIES – CONF CALL; 15/05/2018 – Home Depot 1Q EPS $2.08; 09/03/2018 – RPT-Trump steel tariffs may leave these U.S. steelworkers jobless; 24/04/2018 – WDBJ7: BREAKING: Two Dallas police officers were shot and critically wounded in a shooting at a Home Depot on Tuesday afte…; 22/03/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Home Depot – 03/22/2018 04:23 PM; 15/05/2018 – HOME DEPOT 1Q CALL HAS ENDED; 25/04/2018 – ABC7 Eyewitness News: #BREAKING: Dallas mayor says 1 officer has died day after shooting at Home Depot; 18/04/2018 – Home Depot Hiring at Primary Technology Centers in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas; 23/05/2018 – Lowe’s sees sales recovery, maintains annual targets

More recent Renren Inc. (NYSE:RENN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “More on Renren ‘s Q1 results” on June 19, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Renren Announces Results of Cash Dividend and Private Placement” on June 15, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Renren Announces the Appointment of Chief Business Officer of Trucker Path Inc.” with publication date: June 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Renren Inc. operates a social networking Internet platform in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China. The company has market cap of $163.52 million. It operates through two divisions, Renren and Internet Finance. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates Renren.com and Renren Mobile App that enable users to communicate and stay connected with friends, classmates, family members, and co-workers; and woxiu.com, a PC social video platform for users to stream their performances live to viewers.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on August, 21. They expect $2.85 earnings per share, up 26.67% or $0.60 from last year’s $2.25 per share. HD’s profit will be $3.29 billion for 17.32 P/E if the $2.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.08 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.02% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 72 investors sold HD shares while 666 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 523 raised stakes. 772.16 million shares or 2.08% less from 788.59 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Baker Ellis Asset, Oregon-based fund reported 6,806 shares. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Com holds 0.52% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 349,800 shares. Brandywine Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 490 shares. Amer Research And Mgmt Com holds 0.03% or 467 shares. Moreover, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset has 0.28% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 104,634 shares. Diversified Strategies Limited Liability reported 0.22% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 34,011 are owned by Advisory Services Networks Limited Liability Com. Ithaka Gru Ltd Liability Corp invested in 1.89% or 63,100 shares. Pinnacle Associate Ltd has 0.45% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 129,171 shares. 9,224 were reported by North Star Asset Mgmt. Axa invested in 0.36% or 510,818 shares. James Rech holds 0% or 275 shares. Macquarie Gp holds 0.09% or 291,384 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership accumulated 1.21% or 9.38M shares. Ccm Invest Advisers Ltd Co owns 62,444 shares.

Affinity Investment Advisors Llc increased Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) stake by 3,732 shares to 75,728 valued at $10.67M in 2018Q1. It also upped Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) stake by 7,681 shares and now owns 280,250 shares. Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) was raised too.

Among 36 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 25 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 121 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, August 16. Deutsche Bank maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Wednesday, August 17. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $145 target. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating by Vetr given on Saturday, August 29. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 15 report. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Monday, October 31. The firm has “Sell” rating by SEB Equity Research given on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy”. Bank of America maintained the shares of HD in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Monday, August 17.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $46.42 million activity. The insider Decker Edward P. sold $3.31 million. Campbell Ann Marie sold $7.02M worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Thursday, February 22. CODINA ARMANDO M bought $1.19M worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Friday, March 2. BRENNEMAN GREGORY D bought $3.00M worth of stock. Linnartz Stephanie had bought 1,000 shares worth $187,570. 9,000 shares were sold by Lennie William G., worth $1.68M on Thursday, May 17. $3.21M worth of stock was sold by Roseborough Teresa Wynn on Thursday, May 17.

More notable recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Wolfe Research updates on housing starts implications” on June 20, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Forget Amazon: Home Depot Is a Better Retail Value” published on June 22, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Wall Street Breakfast: OPEC Showdown Over Oil Output” on June 22, 2018. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Home Depot, Inc. Dividend Stock Analysis” published on June 07, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: Home Depot vs. Lowe’s” with publication date: June 17, 2018.

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