Bridges Investment Management Upped By $304,647 Its Home Depot Com (HD) Position; China Automotive Systems (CAAS) Sentiment Is 2.17

Bridges Investment Management Inc increased Home Depot Inc Com (HD) stake by 4.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Management Inc acquired 1,869 shares as Home Depot Inc Com (HD)’s stock rose 9.30%. The Bridges Investment Management Inc holds 47,158 shares with $7.71 million value, up from 45,289 last quarter. Home Depot Inc Com now has $219.69B valuation. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $188.13. About 3.26 million shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

China Automotive Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes and sells automotive systems and components in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $154.74 million. It produces rack and pinion power steering gears for cars and light duty vehicles; integral power steering gears for heavy-duty vehicles; power steering parts for light duty vehicles; sensor modules; automobile steering systems and columns; and automobile electronic systems and parts. It has a 6.11 P/E ratio. The firm is also involved in the marketing of automotive parts in North America, as well as the provision of after sales, and research and development support services.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold HD shares while 562 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 587 raised stakes. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Harvest Capital Management has invested 0.16% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Brinker Capital Incorporated has 0.15% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 37,141 were reported by Choate Investment Advsrs. Private Advisor Group Limited Liability Company invested in 0.37% or 91,322 shares. Klingenstein Fields & Limited Liability holds 0.15% or 24,056 shares in its portfolio. California-based Destination Wealth Mngmt has invested 0.02% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Com Of Oklahoma owns 0.47% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 5,797 shares. Bryn Mawr Tru holds 58,669 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 0.64% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Adirondack Tru Comm has invested 1.26% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Whittier Tru reported 75,666 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. Tiemann Advsrs Ltd Co holds 0.68% or 4,951 shares in its portfolio. Interocean Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.05% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 2,207 shares. Putnam Limited Liability Corp has invested 1.06% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Moody Bancorp Tru Division reported 18,613 shares.

Among 33 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. has $209.0 highest and $106 lowest target. $171.63’s average target is -8.77% below currents $188.13 stock price. The Home Depot Inc. had 100 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Friday, October 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, November 15. Bank of America maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Wednesday, August 16. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $180.0 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 18. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by BMO Capital Markets. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, August 16 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 18. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Monday, August 17 report. The rating was maintained by Longbow with “Buy” on Friday, August 14.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $18.46 million activity. 15,000 shares valued at $2.26 million were sold by Roseborough Teresa Wynn on Monday, August 21. Campbell Ann Marie sold $1.63 million worth of stock or 10,717 shares. Carey Matt sold 41,396 shares worth $7.58M.

Bridges Investment Management Inc decreased Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class A (BRKA) stake by 5 shares to 354 valued at $97.26 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Ash Grove Cement Co (ASHG) stake by 1,025 shares and now owns 2,677 shares. Level 3 Communications Inc (NYSE:LVLT) was reduced too.

Analysts await China Automotive Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAAS) to report earnings on March, 29. They expect $0.21 earnings per share, up 16.67% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.18 per share. CAAS’s profit will be $6.65 million for 5.82 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual earnings per share reported by China Automotive Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.25% EPS growth.