First Heartland Consultants Increases Stake in Marathon Pete (MPC); Home Depot (HD) Market Value Rose While Citizens & Northern Has Cut Stake

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First Heartland Consultants Inc increased its stake in Marathon Pete Corp (MPC) by 380.37% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Heartland Consultants Inc bought 12,404 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.01% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 15,665 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $924,000, up from 3,261 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc who had been investing in Marathon Pete Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $41.43 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.41% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $61.59. About 10.10M shares traded or 58.45% up from the average. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has declined 4.29% since April 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.66% the S&P500. Some Historical MPC News: 30/04/2018 – MPC SEES WESTERN RETAIL SYNERGIES CAPTURED QUICKLY; 30/04/2018 – Marathon Petroleum to buy Andeavor in $36bn deal; 30/04/2018 – Fitch Affirms Marathon Petroleum’s Ratings Following Acquisition Announcement; 28/03/2018 – SOUTH AFRICA’S KGANYAGO SAYS 4 MPC MEMBERS VOTED FOR CUT; 13/03/2018 – MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP MPC.N : JP MORGAN RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $90 FROM $88; 19/04/2018 – INDIA MPC MEMBER GHATE BROAD-BASED TURNAROUND IN GROWTH CONTINUES TO GATHER STRENGTH, ALTHOUGH TURNAROUND IS BENEFITTING FROM A FAVOURABLE BASE; 04/04/2018 – NIGERIA’S EMEFIELE SAYS 9 MEMBERS ATTENDED MPC MEETING; 11/04/2018 – GLAPINSKI SEES PROSPECT FOR CUTTING RATES AS NEXT MPC MOVE; 23/05/2018 – FITCH UPGRADES GILBERT, AZ WATER RESOURCE MPC UTILITY SYSTEM; 24/05/2018 – YIELD ON BENCHMARK 2026 ISSUE ZAR186= STEADY AT 8.465 PCT AFTER CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR BEGINS READING MPC STATEMENT

Citizens & Northern Corp decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 31.67% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citizens & Northern Corp sold 3,108 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 6,707 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.15 million, down from 9,815 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Citizens & Northern Corp who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $224.79B market cap company. The stock increased 1.18% or $2.37 during the last trading session, reaching $203.85. About 3.10 million shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 2.32% since April 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.05% the S&P500. Some Historical HD News: 24/04/2018 – HD: Police Incident (Dallas) Multiple Dallas PD units are working a situation in the 11600 block of Forest Central Drive. Suspect on foot last seen wearing white shirt and dark pants armed with a gun. Air-1 and K9 requested. AVOID THIS AREA; 15/03/2018 – Cameron Company Recalls Children’s Tents Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; 15/05/2018 – Home Depot 1Q-End Cash, Cash Equivalents $3.6B; 11/05/2018 – Home Depot, Macy’s, Walmart and others are scheduled to report; 24/04/2018 – Dallas Morning News: #Breaking: Reports of shots fired at officers near Lake Highlands Home Depot; 08/03/2018 – Rep. Ryan: Watch Guide: Speaker Ryan’s Visit to Home Depot Headquarters; 21/03/2018 – Austin Bombing Suspect Bought Some Materials at Home Depot; 15/03/2018 – CPSC: Tents Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; 02/04/2018 – DoJ GA Northern: Four indicted in Home Depot ticket switching scam; 24/04/2018 – KIII 3 News: #BREAKING: Two Dallas police officers and one civilian have been shot at a Home Depot store in north Dallas

Since November 19, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $372,990 activity.

More notable recent Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Raymond James Lowers Marathon (NYSE:MPC) Price Target On Macro Headwinds, But Says Oil Refiner Well-Positioned – Benzinga” on April 10, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Why Exxon’s Dimmed Outlook Isn’t Hurting Refiners’ Stocks – 24/7 Wall St.” published on April 10, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Marathon Petroleum closes Andeavor deal, creating largest U.S. refiner – Seeking Alpha” on October 01, 2018. More interesting news about Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Marathon Petroleum Before Earnings – Seeking Alpha” published on February 06, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Marathon Petroleum to invest $1.2B in Galveston Bay refinery – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 04, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.86 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.62, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 113 investors sold MPC shares while 185 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 409 raised stakes. 492.15 million shares or 27.79% more from 385.13 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Hudson Valley Inv Adv holds 0.05% or 3,786 shares. Ledyard Bancorporation has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Renaissance Techs Ltd Company owns 738,429 shares. Carmignac Gestion accumulated 223,392 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 147,129 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability reported 6,175 shares. Private Advisor Gp Ltd owns 27,160 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Eagle Glob Advisors Limited Com holds 0.01% or 5,480 shares. California-based Pillar Pacific Capital Management Ltd Co has invested 0.15% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Creative Planning holds 95,359 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Japan-based Daiwa Secs Gp has invested 0.03% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Dubuque Bancshares And Tru Com holds 236 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv invested in 0.27% or 431,700 shares. Peapack Gladstone Finance Corp reported 0.03% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Indexiq Advsr Lc holds 100,392 shares.

First Heartland Consultants Inc, which manages about $867.76M and $267.80M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares (IJS) by 13,214 shares to 1,580 shares, valued at $208,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Invesco Qqq Tr by 10,586 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 54,322 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares (EFA).

Since November 14, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $22.20 million activity. The insider VADON MARK C bought 11,500 shares worth $2.00M. Shares for $2.32M were sold by Campbell Ann Marie on Wednesday, November 28. Hewett Wayne M. bought $42,405 worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, November 21. 117,327 shares valued at $21.17M were sold by Menear Craig A on Wednesday, November 14. Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.28 million worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Friday, December 7.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on May, 21. They expect $2.19 earnings per share, up 5.29% or $0.11 from last year’s $2.08 per share. HD’s profit will be $2.42 billion for 23.27 P/E if the $2.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.25 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.67% negative EPS growth.

Citizens & Northern Corp, which manages about $143.37M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mastercard Inc Class A (NYSE:MA) by 4,381 shares to 5,431 shares, valued at $1.03M in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.97 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 81 investors sold HD shares while 616 reduced holdings. 129 funds opened positions while 557 raised stakes. 764.07 million shares or 1.20% more from 755.02 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Acg Wealth invested 1.72% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Plancorp Ltd Liability reported 5,780 shares. Thompson Rubinstein Mngmt Or owns 70,893 shares for 4.48% of their portfolio. 15,300 are held by Quantitative Invest Lc. Korea Invest stated it has 0.79% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). National Pension Ser holds 1.10M shares. Hudson Bay Capital Limited Partnership has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Menta Cap Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.19% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Cape Cod Five Cents Fincl Bank accumulated 1.32% or 46,261 shares. Round Table Limited Liability Corporation holds 1,489 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Boston Partners has invested 0.21% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Autus Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 3,715 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Macquarie Grp Ltd holds 245,828 shares. Roanoke Asset Mngmt New York invested in 44,516 shares. Chemical State Bank stated it has 39,982 shares or 0.85% of all its holdings.

More notable recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Home Depot’s Solid 2018 in 3 Charts – The Motley Fool” on March 16, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “5 Dow Jones Stocks Coming to Life – Investorplace.com” published on March 19, 2019, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: The Home Depot vs. Lowe’s – Motley Fool” on April 04, 2019. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) – Introducing The Newest Futures Product: Trucking Freight Futures – Benzinga” published on March 29, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Is Lowe’s a Buy? – The Motley Fool” with publication date: April 13, 2019.

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