Home Depot (HD) Shareholder Atlanta Capital Group Has Cut Stake by $1.14 Million as Valuation Rose; Toron Capital Markets Trimmed Telus (TU) Stake as Stock Rose

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Atlanta Capital Group decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 9.1% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Atlanta Capital Group sold 5,945 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 59,353 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $11.39 million, down from 65,298 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Atlanta Capital Group who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $239.35B market cap company. The stock increased 1.63% or $3.49 during the last trading session, reaching $217.53. About 2.79M shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 0.36% since July 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.07% the S&P500. Some Historical HD News: 24/04/2018 – Jason Whitely: #BREAKING: Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall says the third individual shot this afternoon with the two police; 23/05/2018 – Lowe’s sticks to annual forecasts, expects sales rebound; 24/04/2018 – Two Dallas police officers, civilian shot at Home Depot; 18/04/2018 – Home Depot Hiring at Primary Technology Centers in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas; 24/04/2018 – NBC 10 WJAR: #BREAKING: Two officers, one civilian shot at Home Depot in #Dallas; 15/03/2018 – Cameron Company Recalls Children’s Tents Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; 24/04/2018 – KHOU: Sources: 2 Dallas PD officers, 1 security guard shot at Home Depot in north Dallas; 12/04/2018 – Home Depot Expands Grilling Accessories Collection with Addition of Cave Tools; 17/05/2018 – HOME DEPOT INC HD.N SETS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $1.03/SHR; 15/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Home Depot’s rare sales miss

Toron Capital Markets Inc decreased its stake in Telus Corp (TU) by 0.72% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Toron Capital Markets Inc sold 10,789 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.25% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.49M shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $55.22 million, down from 1.50M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Toron Capital Markets Inc who had been investing in Telus Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.44 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $37.39. About 196,637 shares traded. TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) has risen 2.58% since July 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.85% the S&P500. Some Historical TU News: 17/04/2018 – Mackenzie Ivy Canadian Adds Telus, Cuts J&J; 10/05/2018 – TELUS announces election of directors; 23/05/2018 – TELUS innovation takes on a major technical challenge to provide the Lower North Shore region with ultra-high-speed internet and mobile services; 08/03/2018 – Mojio accelerates connected car roll-outs with additional Series B funding from lris Capital and TELUS Ventures; 08/03/2018 Mojio accelerates connected car roll-outs with additional Series B funding from Iris Capital and TELUS Ventures; 19/04/2018 – TELUS launches breathtaking 4K HDR TV — a first in Canada; 27/04/2018 – TELUS partners with Neil Squire Society to increase the accessibility of smartphones and touchscreen devices; 05/04/2018 – TELUS launches Boost Wi-Fi to increase wireless internet speed and coverage at home; 10/05/2018 – Telus 1Q Net C$412M; 10/04/2018 – TELUS CORP T.TO : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO C$52 FROM C$51

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.12, from 0.98 in 2018Q4. It is positive, as 44 investors sold HD shares while 601 reduced holdings. 148 funds opened positions while 559 raised stakes. 734.02 million shares or 3.93% less from 764.07 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Pennsylvania Trust has 0.02% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 8,000 shares. Nomura Inc has invested 0.05% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Hsbc Public Limited Company holds 0.43% or 1.23 million shares. Green Valley Invsts Limited Liability has invested 5.02% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Bridges holds 145,914 shares or 1.14% of its portfolio. Viking Fund Lc has 0.17% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 3,500 shares. Texas-based Vaughan Nelson Inv LP has invested 1.72% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Pacific Global Inv Mgmt Com owns 36,058 shares. Lincoln Capital Ltd Liability Corp reported 3,181 shares. 7,149 were accumulated by Beacon Group Incorporated. The North Carolina-based Kdi Ptnrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 4.28% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Hodges Cap Mngmt reported 0.55% stake. North Star Asset Mgmt invested in 0.14% or 9,306 shares. Pitcairn stated it has 0.24% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Reik & Co Ltd Co stated it has 4,352 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on August, 13. They expect $3.09 earnings per share, up 1.31% or $0.04 from last year’s $3.05 per share. HD’s profit will be $3.40 billion for 17.60 P/E if the $3.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.27 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.12% EPS growth.

More notable recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Home Depot co-founder will give 90% of his reported $4.5 billion fortune to charity – MarketWatch” on July 01, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “7 Retail Stocks to Buy for the Second Half of 2019 – Investorplace.com” published on July 07, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “10 Stocks to Sell for an Economic Slowdown – Investorplace.com” on July 10, 2019. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Is The Home Depot, Inc.’s (NYSE:HD) 58% ROCE Any Good? – Yahoo Finance” published on May 09, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “4 Dow Jones Stocks Ready to Rise – Investorplace.com” with publication date: June 17, 2019.

Atlanta Capital Group, which manages about $1.02 billion and $746.25 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Paypal Hldgs Inc by 3,701 shares to 30,004 shares, valued at $3.12 million in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Royal Dutch Shell Plc by 6,547 shares in the quarter, for a total of 12,162 shares, and has risen its stake in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP).

Analysts await TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, down 1.85% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.54 per share. TU’s profit will be $318.10M for 17.64 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual earnings per share reported by TELUS Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.36% negative EPS growth.

Toron Capital Markets Inc, which manages about $1.83B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE:FNV) by 204,973 shares to 213,745 shares, valued at $16.03 million in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nutrien Ltd by 18,025 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.24M shares, and has risen its stake in Cott Corp Que (NYSE:COT).

More notable recent TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) news were published by: Fool.ca which released: “Is Telus (TSX:T) Stock a Good Candidate for Your TFSA? – The Motley Fool Canada” on June 26, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “TELUS announces debt offering – Yahoo Finance” published on June 26, 2019, Fool.ca published: “5 Reasons to Buy TELUS (USA) – The Motley Fool Canada” on July 02, 2019. More interesting news about TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “BCE – You’re The Stock For Me – Seeking Alpha” published on May 27, 2019 as well as Fool.ca‘s news article titled: “Banking On an Early Retirement: 2 Top Dividends Stocks to Add to Your TFSA Pension Fund Right Now – The Motley Fool Canada” with publication date: June 14, 2019.

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