Cars.com Inc. (CARS) EPS Estimated At $0.54; Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky Has Lowered Home Depot (HD) Holding

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Analysts expect Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) to report $0.54 EPS on March, 5.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 14.89% from last quarter’s $0.47 EPS. CARS’s profit would be $37.03 million giving it 11.99 P/E if the $0.54 EPS is correct. After having $0.52 EPS previously, Cars.com Inc.’s analysts see 3.85% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.08% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $25.9. About 281,541 shares traded. Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) has declined 10.58% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.58% the S&P500. Some Historical CARS News: 06/03/2018 – CARS.COM INC CARS.N EXPECTS TO ACHIEVE APPROXIMATELY 10% TO 11% REVENUE GROWTH IN 2018; 23/03/2018 – Cars.com to Expand to 11 Directors, Appoint Michael Kelly, Bryan Wiener and Additional New Independent Director to Board; 22/03/2018 – CARS.COM INC CARS.N : BENCHMARK STARTS WITH HOLD; 22/03/2018 – Cars.Com Announces $200 Million Share Repurchase Program; 23/03/2018 – Cars.com Says Starboard Agrees to Support All Nominees at 2018 Annual Meeting; 09/05/2018 – Cars.com Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/03/2018 – CARS.COM: STARBOARD AGREES TO SUPPORT ALL NOMINEES; 23/03/2018 – CARS.COM TO EXPAND BOARD TO 11 DIRECTORS; 23/03/2018 – CARS.COM REPORTS PACT WITH STARBOARD; 23/03/2018 – CARS.COM INC – COMPANY TO EXPAND BOARD TO 11 DIRECTORS

Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky decreased Home Depot Inc (HD) stake by 29.98% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky sold 110,800 shares as Home Depot Inc (HD)’s stock declined 18.51%. The Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 258,791 shares with $53.61M value, down from 369,591 last quarter. Home Depot Inc now has $211.45B valuation. The stock increased 0.90% or $1.68 during the last trading session, reaching $187.2. About 2.34M shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has declined 5.66% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.66% the S&P500. Some Historical HD News: 15/05/2018 – Home Depot Sees FY18 Same-Store Sales Up 5%; 15/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – U.S. Morning Call: Investors eye Washington-Beijing trade talks; Home Depot misses; 24/04/2018 – KCTV5 News: #BREAKING: Two Dallas police officers shot, critically wounded at Home Depot -; 24/04/2018 – ATF HQ: BREAKING: ATF is responding to the scene of a officer involved shooting at Home Depot in North Dallas, Texas; 15/05/2018 – Home Depot 1Q Average Ticket Rose 5.8%; 08/03/2018 – Watch Paul Ryan talk taxes at Home Depot facility; 25/04/2018 – NBC DFW: #BREAKING: One of two Dallas police officers critically wounded in Home Depot triple shooting has died, police conf…; 25/04/2018 – FOX 5 Atlanta: #BREAKING: DALLAS (AP) — Suspect in fatal shooting of Dallas police officer at Home Depot has been charged with; 08/05/2018 – Stevens Capital Adds Home Depot, Exits Starbucks, Cuts Nike: 13F; 22/03/2018 – Home Depot Collaborates With Pinterest to Expand Pinterest’s Visual Discovery Feature, ‘Shop the Look’

Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky increased Advance Auto Parts (NYSE:AAP) stake by 75,500 shares to 83,900 valued at $14.12 million in 2018Q3. It also upped Repligen Corp (NASDAQ:RGEN) stake by 17,994 shares and now owns 28,676 shares. Bio (NASDAQ:TECH) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.17, from 1.14 in 2018Q2. It fall, 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. Rfg Advisory Gp Limited Liability Com stated it has 7,932 shares. Castleark Mgmt Llc invested in 126,178 shares. Moreover, Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). The Florida-based Palisades Hudson Asset Management LP has invested 0.38% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). North Amer Management holds 0.28% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 8,265 shares. Westfield Cap Mgmt LP owns 915,692 shares or 1.33% of their US portfolio. Regentatlantic Cap Lc holds 0.54% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 34,279 shares. Cohen Lawrence B holds 1,585 shares. South Texas Money Mgmt Limited has invested 0.22% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Homrich & Berg holds 1.23% or 98,057 shares. Thompson Davis Communication accumulated 470 shares. 2,626 are held by Mark Asset Mgmt. Richard Bernstein Ltd Liability Co, New York-based fund reported 68,163 shares. Ferguson Wellman Cap Mngmt reported 245,760 shares. Moreover, Legacy Partners Inc has 0.39% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD).

More recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) – Port Report: China And U.S. Trade War Aside, Port Tampa Bay Looks To Asia For Growth – Benzinga” on February 01, 2019. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) – Top Five Warehouse Construction Markets Driven By Tightened Regional Vacancy – Benzinga” on January 16, 2019. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Home Depot Stock Could Be the Best Play on Housing – Investorplace.com” with publication date: January 17, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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 21.57 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.

Among 6 analysts covering Home Depot (NYSE:HD), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Home Depot had 9 analyst reports since August 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, November 14. Morgan Stanley maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Tuesday, October 23. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $200 target. On Friday, November 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. On Wednesday, August 15 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 15. Morgan Stanley maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Thursday, October 11. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $225 target. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $220 target in Wednesday, November 14 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 14 by Deutsche Bank. Credit Suisse downgraded The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Wednesday, October 17. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $204 target.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $24.39 million activity. 2,000 shares valued at $354,960 were bought by Kadre Manuel on Thursday, November 15. $42,405 worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) shares were bought by Hewett Wayne M.. The insider Lennie William G. sold 10,854 shares worth $2.19M. Shares for $2.32M were sold by Campbell Ann Marie. Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.28 million worth of stock. Menear Craig A also sold $21.17 million worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, November 14. Another trade for 4,125 shares valued at $806,149 was sold by Carey Matt.

More notable recent Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) Explores Strategic Alternatives, Analyst Sees Possible Sale Price Around $30 – Benzinga” on January 17, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Cars.com Inc. (CARS) to Explore Strategic Alternatives to Enhance Shareholder Value – StreetInsider.com” published on January 16, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “Thoma Bravo is Around Cars.com (CARS) Sales Process, CDK Global (CDK) is Not Looking – Bloomberg, Citing Earlier Report from DealReporter – StreetInsider.com” on February 11, 2019. More interesting news about Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Tiffany, CarMax, Cars, RPC, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Catabasis Pharmaceuticals — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production – GlobeNewswire” published on January 29, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Cars.com, CVS, Electronic Arts, Halliburton, PNC, Salesforce, Walgreens, UnitedHealth and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: January 17, 2019.

Cars.com Inc. operates as an online research destination for car shoppers. The company has market cap of $1.78 billion. It sells online subscription advertising products to car dealerships by its own direct sales force, as well as through its affiliate sales channel. It has a 10.19 P/E ratio. The firm also sells display advertising to national advertisers.

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