Waters Parkerson & Company Decreased International Business Machs C (IBM) Position as Market Value Rose; Home Depot (HD) Shareholder Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD Cut Position by $20.52 Million

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Waters Parkerson & Company decreased its stake in International Business Machs C (IBM) by 10.64% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waters Parkerson & Company sold 5,897 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 49,531 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $5.63M, down from 55,428 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Waters Parkerson & Company who had been investing in International Business Machs C for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $123.98B market cap company. The stock decreased 4.01% or $5.82 during the last trading session, reaching $139.32. About 10.47M shares traded or 153.30% up from the average. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 10.00% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.37% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 20/03/2018 – Zerto Partners with IBM to Provide Data Protection for lBM’s Resiliency Orchestration DRaaS Solution; 08/03/2018 – REG-lntnl Bus. Mach: Doc re Notification of filing of document; 17/04/2018 – IBM Reports Loss but Higher Revenue; 16/05/2018 – TTA Receives Outstanding Work Review from Long-Time Partner IBM; 21/04/2018 – DJ International Business Machines Cor, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (IBM); 24/04/2018 – IBM BOARD OKS BOOST IN QTRLY CASH DIV FOR 23RD CONSECUTIVE YEAR; 18/04/2018 – XTD LTD XTD.AX – SIGNED COLLABORATION AGREEMENT WITH IBM FOR GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF SMART CITIES SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS; 29/03/2018 – IBM: Impact of Changes Offset Each Other Within 2018 Expectations of at Least $13.80 of Operating EPS; 24/04/2018 – IBM Raises Dividend to $1.57 Vs. $1.50; 24/05/2018 – SBERBANK, IBM SIGN AGREEMENT ON WATSON FOR ONCOLOGY

Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 35.34% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd sold 120,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 219,570 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $37.73M, down from 339,570 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $227.87B market cap company. The stock increased 1.06% or $2.17 during the last trading session, reaching $206.64. About 1.82 million shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 2.32% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.05% the S&P500. Some Historical HD News: 15/05/2018 – Home Depot posts rare sales miss as delayed spring hits demand; 15/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – U.S. Morning Call: Investors eye Washington-Beijing trade talks; Home Depot misses; 08/03/2018 – Watch Paul Ryan talk taxes at Home Depot facility; 21/03/2018 – NBC DFW: #BREAKING – Texas congressman tells Austin’s NBC affiliate KXAN that the bombing suspect bought bomb-making equipme…; 15/03/2018 – Cameron Company Recalls Children’s Tents Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; 22/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – U.S. Day Ahead: Looking for details on the path of interest rate hikes; 08/03/2018 – HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION COMMITS $50M TO SKILLED TRADES TRAINING; 15/05/2018 – HOME DEPOT INC HD.N SEES FY 2018 SALES UP ABOUT 6.7 PCT; 26/03/2018 – Lowe’s Investors Cheer New CEO Search After Trailing Home Depot; 24/04/2018 – necn: BREAKING: Authorities confirm two Dallas police officers have been shot and critically wounded near The Home Depot…

More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “A Dividend Hike From IBM Is Coming, but Don’t Expect Much – The Motley Fool” on April 11, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “IBM Becomes Best Performing Dow Stock of 2019 – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 24, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “Pre-Open Stock Movers 04/17: (SFS) (QCOM) (HOLI) Higher; (S) (BK) (NTRA) Lower (more…) – StreetInsider.com” on April 17, 2019. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Wall Street Breakfast: Next Round Of Corporate Earnings – Seeking Alpha” published on April 16, 2019 as well as Investorideas.com‘s news article titled: “CryptoCorner: Market Stays Strong Over Weekend, Kleinwort Hambros Issues Blockchain ETN, IBM (NYSE: $IBM) and Accenture (NYSE: $ACN) Patent Blockchain Solutions – InvestorIdeas.com” with publication date: April 08, 2019.

Waters Parkerson & Company, which manages about $1.24B and $1.04B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Realty Income Corp Com (NYSE:O) by 15,850 shares to 144,740 shares, valued at $9.12M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Carnival Corp Paired Ctf (NYSE:CCL) by 7,636 shares in the quarter, for a total of 468,234 shares, and has risen its stake in Coca Cola Co Com (NYSE:KO).

Since October 31, 2018, it had 5 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $2.09 million activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $232,838 was made by Swedish Joseph on Thursday, November 1. WADDELL FREDERICK H bought $249,722 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Thursday, November 1. $998,835 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares were bought by Rometty Virginia M. $114,673 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) was bought by OWENS JAMES W.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.59 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 0.91 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 129 investors sold IBM shares while 678 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 353 raised stakes. 523.62 million shares or 6.28% more from 492.69 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance owns 5,893 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Toth Fincl Advisory Corporation reported 7,988 shares. Monetary Group Incorporated Inc has 0.29% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 5,557 shares. Old Dominion Capital Management accumulated 3,556 shares or 0.15% of the stock. First Republic Mgmt stated it has 349,515 shares. Qci Asset Mngmt New York owns 0.01% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 777 shares. Greenleaf Tru holds 7,166 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Fukoku Mutual Life Ins Co, a Japan-based fund reported 3,390 shares. Moreover, Edmp Incorporated has 1.41% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). 11,903 were reported by Exane Derivatives. Legg Mason Asset Mngmt (Japan) invested in 5,700 shares. Chesapeake Asset Management Lc has 2.17% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 10,344 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 0.41% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 2.54M shares. 145,494 were accumulated by Azimuth Cap Mgmt. Patten Patten Incorporated Tn accumulated 0.11% or 7,540 shares.

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 $2.41 billion for 23.59 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.

Since November 14, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $22.20 million activity. VADON MARK C bought $2.00 million worth of stock or 11,500 shares. Another trade for 7,203 shares valued at $1.28 million was made by Roseborough Teresa Wynn on Friday, December 7. The insider Hewett Wayne M. bought 250 shares worth $42,405. $354,960 worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) was bought by Kadre Manuel. 117,327 shares were sold by Menear Craig A, worth $21.17M on Wednesday, November 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.97 in 2018Q3. It increased, 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. Howland Cap Mngmt Ltd Co owns 0.15% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 9,359 shares. Colonial Tru Advisors has 38,484 shares for 1.61% of their portfolio. Lenox Wealth Management Inc stated it has 4,221 shares or 0.24% of all its holdings. Old National National Bank In holds 96,166 shares or 0.91% of its portfolio. Vident Inv Advisory Lc reported 0.08% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Reliance Tru Com Of Delaware holds 24,108 shares. Sei Invests Co holds 0.31% or 421,415 shares in its portfolio. Sfmg Lc owns 5,270 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Fil has 114 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Winch Advisory Svcs Lc holds 54 shares. Pictet National Bank & Trust & invested in 0.48% or 7,050 shares. State Bank Of Nova Scotia Trust reported 2,900 shares. Bluecrest Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.16% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Manchester Management Ltd Liability Com invested 0.35% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Gabalex Capital Mngmt Lc holds 4.84% or 90,000 shares.

Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd, which manages about $3.46B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) by 200,000 shares to 767,890 shares, valued at $84.20 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) by 242,040 shares in the quarter, for a total of 957,250 shares, and has risen its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO).

More recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “7 Consumer Stocks to Buy and Hold for Years – Investorplace.com” on April 17, 2019. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) – Introducing The Newest Futures Product: Trucking Freight Futures – Benzinga” on March 29, 2019. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Lower Interest Rates Will Benefit HD – Investorplace.com” with publication date: April 10, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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