Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) At $2.45 Forms Bottom; Martin & Company Has Lowered By $559,905 Its Home Depot (HD) Position

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) formed multiple bottom with $2.25 target or 8.00% below today’s $2.45 share price. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) has $189.20M valuation. The stock decreased 2.00% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.45. About 593,203 shares traded. Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE:PES) has risen 5.07% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.63% the S&P500.

Martin & Company Inc decreased Home Depot Inc. (HD) stake by 9.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Martin & Company Inc sold 3,435 shares as Home Depot Inc. (HD)’s stock rose 9.30%. The Martin & Company Inc holds 31,279 shares with $5.12M value, down from 34,714 last quarter. Home Depot Inc. now has $219.69 billion 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 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

Martin & Company Inc increased Collectors Universe Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT) stake by 27,175 shares to 78,085 valued at $1.87M in 2017Q3. It also upped Hawkins Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) stake by 13,530 shares and now owns 33,745 shares. Unifirst Corp. (NYSE:UNF) was raised too.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $1.62 earnings per share, up 12.50% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.44 per share. HD’s profit will be $1.89B for 29.03 P/E if the $1.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.84 actual earnings per share reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.96% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. 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. Boston Common Asset Llc reported 1.05% stake. Maverick Cap reported 53,290 shares. Busey Tru Co stated it has 10,102 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Asset Advsr holds 8,818 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Twin Cap reported 92,980 shares. Patten Patten Tn reported 30,248 shares stake. Kessler Inv Grp Inc Ltd Liability holds 3.17% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 15,081 shares. 6,664 were reported by Beacon Fin Gp. New England Private Wealth Limited Com stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Buckingham Asset holds 0.3% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 7,839 shares. Advantus Mgmt has 0.51% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Cibc has invested 0.27% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca invested in 30,682 shares or 1.91% of the stock. Victory Mngmt accumulated 0.06% or 165,034 shares. Fundx Inv Group Inc Ltd reported 0.23% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD).

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. had 100 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by UBS. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 17 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 3 by Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Thursday, December 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $195.0 target. The company was downgraded on Saturday, August 29 by Vetr. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 31. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of HD in report on Monday, December 7 with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $18.46 million activity. Carey Matt sold 32,000 shares worth $5.03 million. 10,717 shares were sold by Campbell Ann Marie, worth $1.63M on Wednesday, August 16. On Thursday, December 7 Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.97 million worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 10,916 shares.