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Ncr New (NCR) Holder South Texas Money Management LTD Lifted Its Holding by $2.56 Million; Argent Trust Company Cut Holding in Home Depot (HD) by $917,112 as Stock Price Declined

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South Texas Money Management Ltd increased its stake in Ncr Corp New (NCR) by 297.27% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. South Texas Money Management Ltd bought 91,532 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 122,323 shares of the office equipment and supplies and services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.48 million, up from 30,791 at the end of the previous reported quarter. South Texas Money Management Ltd who had been investing in Ncr Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.07B market cap company. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $25.95. About 837,475 shares traded. NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has declined 19.76% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.76% the S&P500. Some Historical NCR News: 06/03/2018 NCR’s Mike Groesch Appointed Co-Chairperson of Metro Atlanta Chamber IoT Council; 01/05/2018 – NCR Sees 2018 Revenue Growth Flat to Up 3%; 22/03/2018 – NCR CORP – BOARD HAS BEEN CONDUCTING A CEO SEARCH WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS; 01/05/2018 – NCR Sees 2Q Revenue Growth Down 1% to Up 1%; 17/05/2018 – Kaufland Captures First Mover Advantage in Germany with Roll-out of NCR Self-Checkouts; 07/05/2018 – NCR to Participate in Fireside Chat at J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference; 07/05/2018 – NCR’s Point of Sale Innovations Win Accolade at iF DESIGN Awards 2018; 23/04/2018 – NCR CORP – DEAL PROVIDES FOR NCR TO OBTAIN MANUFACTURING SERVICES FROM JABIL FOR NCR’S AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES, SELF-SERVICE CHECKOUT SOLUTIONS; 22/03/2018 – NCR Chmn and CEO Bill Nuti to Step Dn for Health Reasons; 16/05/2018 – NCR to Showcase Transformative Hospitality Software Solutions at the 2018 National Restaurant Association Tradeshow in Chicago

Argent Trust Company decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 7.1% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Argent Trust Company sold 4,452 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.51% with the market. The hedge fund held 58,247 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $12.03 million, down from 62,699 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Argent Trust Company who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $202.65B market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $179.41. About 3.29 million shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has declined 5.66% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.66% the S&P500. Some Historical HD News: 08/03/2018 – BECERRA SAYS SETTLEMENT ALSO RESOLVES ALLEGATIONS THAT HOME DEPOT THREW OUT CUSTOMER RECORDS WITHOUT FIRST RENDERING PERSONAL INFORMATION UNREADABLE; 23/05/2018 – HOME DEPOT INC – PROPOSAL 7: A SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL REGARDING AMENDMENT OF COMPANY’S COMPENSATION CLAWBACK POLICY WAS ALSO NOT APPROVED; 09/04/2018 – Home Depot CEO Says Customers Are Willing to Spend in Home Improvement Space (Video); 24/04/2018 – KYTX CBS19: Sources: 2 Dallas PD officers, 1 security guard shot at Home Depot in north Dalla; 25/04/2018 – KXAN News: #BREAKING: #Dallas Officer Rogelio Santander has died from his injuries. The other officer and Home Depot; 15/05/2018 – Home Depot has been benefiting from a strong housing market and favorable economic tailwinds; 23/05/2018 – Lowe’s sees sales recovery, maintains annual targets; 16/04/2018 – Home Depot May Benefit, Industry Sales Post 20th Straight Gain; 28/03/2018 – Fitch Affirms The Home Depot, Inc.’s IDR at ‘A’; Outlook Stable; 15/05/2018 – HOME DEPOT CFO SAYS MONTH TO DATE, MAY COMP SALES ARE DOUBLE DIGIT POSITIVE- CONF CALL

Among 13 analysts covering NCR (NYSE:NCR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. NCR had 39 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 4. The stock of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Wednesday, October 26 with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 31 by Morgan Stanley. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. As per Thursday, March 16, the company rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, July 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 9 by DA Davidson. The rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy” on Tuesday, June 6. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 22.

South Texas Money Management Ltd, which manages about $2.17B and $2.37B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) by 7,209 shares to 17,112 shares, valued at $3.61 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 7,194 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 9,437 shares, and cut its stake in Granite Construction Inc (NYSE:GVA).

More notable recent NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 18, 2018 – Benzinga” on December 18, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “5 Payments Stocks That RBC Favors for 2019 – Investorplace.com” published on December 28, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “NCR Recognized by Three Independent Analyst Firms for Global POS Software Leadership – Business Wire” on January 11, 2019. More interesting news about NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) were released by: Schaeffersresearch.com and their article: “Underperforming NCR Stock Named RBC’s Top Pick – Schaeffers Research” published on December 18, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Eldorado Resorts, KLA-Tencor, Matador Resources, Universal Display, NCR, and Materion — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: December 19, 2018.

More important recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Walmart Stock Is Still Just a Dud Compared to Other Retail Stocks – Investorplace.com” on January 10, 2019, also Livetradingnews.com published article titled: “The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) 2019 Outlook – Live Trading News”, Benzinga.com published: “Home Depot And Lowe’s Remain Sturdy Stocks, Raymond James Says (NYSE:HD)(NYSE:LOW) – Benzinga” on December 18, 2018. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “Better Buy: Home Depot vs. Target – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 16, 2018.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $2.17 earnings per share, up 28.40% or $0.48 from last year’s $1.69 per share. HD’s profit will be $2.45 billion for 20.67 P/E if the $2.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.51 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.55% negative EPS growth.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $29.00 million activity. Shares for $42,405 were bought by Hewett Wayne M. on Wednesday, November 21. Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.28M worth of stock. VADON MARK C bought 11,500 shares worth $2.00 million. Carey Matt sold $806,149 worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Thursday, August 16. Shares for $2.32M were sold by Campbell Ann Marie on Wednesday, November 28. Kadre Manuel had bought 2,000 shares worth $354,960.

Among 36 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 130 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 14. The company was maintained on Friday, May 13 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Sell” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 17. On Monday, October 31 the stock rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral”. On Thursday, November 30 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Thursday, November 15 with “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Argent Trust Company, which manages about $867.32M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Chubb Limited Com by 2,488 shares to 11,233 shares, valued at $1.48 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stockidx Etf (Mkt) (VWO) by 10,393 shares in the quarter, for a total of 37,036 shares, and has risen its stake in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.17, from 1.14 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 37 investors sold HD shares while 645 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 533 raised stakes. 755.02 million shares or 1.26% less from 764.62 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 115,959 shares stake. The New York-based Deltec Asset Limited Company has invested 1.73% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). First Trust Advisors LP reported 358,552 shares stake. Montag A And Assocs Incorporated holds 97,059 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd Co holds 331,172 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Fund Evaluation Gp Limited Liability holds 0.25% or 7,216 shares. Princeton Port Strategies Ltd Liability, a New Jersey-based fund reported 6,775 shares. Howe Rusling holds 0.27% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 7,946 shares. First Hawaiian Bancshares has invested 0.39% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Nomura accumulated 453,870 shares. Papp L Roy & Associate reported 11,185 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny owns 224,808 shares for 0.94% of their portfolio. Ballentine Ptnrs Limited Liability Company reported 10,255 shares. North Star Invest Mgmt Corporation holds 0.23% or 10,006 shares. 1,877 are owned by Southeast Asset Advsr.

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