Renaissance Investment Group Has Cut By $508,221 Its Home Depot (HD) Holding; Portland General Electric Company (POR) Had 2 Bulls

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Renaissance Investment Group Llc decreased Home Depot Inc (HD) stake by 4.03% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Renaissance Investment Group Llc sold 2,689 shares as Home Depot Inc (HD)’s stock declined 7.15%. The Renaissance Investment Group Llc holds 64,040 shares with $12.14 million value, down from 66,729 last quarter. Home Depot Inc now has $214.30 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.69% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $185.91. About 3.87 million shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.94% since May 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.39% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Portland General Electric has $48.0 highest and $36 lowest target. $42.40’s average target is 0.76% above currents $42.08 stock price. Portland General Electric had 24 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral” on Tuesday, February 20. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. Ladenburg maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 19 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Tuesday, April 10. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, January 4 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, June 6. JP Morgan maintained Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) rating on Monday, October 30. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $48 target. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, July 28 to “Neutral”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, November 22. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Tuesday, August 2. See Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) latest ratings:

10/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $41 New Target: $42 Maintain
02/04/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0000 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $42 New Target: $41 Maintain
06/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underperform Downgrade
20/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $43 New Target: $41 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $43.5 Initiates Coverage On
13/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $42.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $40 Initiates Coverage On
25/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $48 New Target: $42 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $25,008 activity. Jenkins Bradley Young sold $25,008 worth of Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) on Wednesday, February 21.

Portland General Electric Company, an integrated electric utility company, engages in the generation, wholesale purchase, transmission, distribution, and retail sale of electricity in the state of Oregon. The company has market cap of $3.75 billion. The firm operates seven thermal plants; seven hydroelectric plants; and two wind farms. It has a 20.04 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it owned an electric transmission system consisting of 1,248 circuit miles, including 287 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt line, 402 circuit miles of 230 kilovolt line, and 551 miles of 115 kilovolt line.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.35, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 15 investors sold Portland General Electric Company shares while 79 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 80.66 million shares or 1.38% less from 81.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Strs Ohio invested in 0.01% or 37,600 shares. D E Shaw And Inc reported 0% in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR). 3,536 were reported by Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Federated Investors Pa reported 232,947 shares. Commercial Bank Of Mellon Corp invested in 1.22M shares. Massachusetts Financial Ma holds 0.01% or 454,550 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group holds 2.78 million shares. Assetmark reported 0% in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR). Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd Liability Corporation holds 5,134 shares. Td Asset Management invested in 12,300 shares or 0% of the stock. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P reported 0% in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR). Sei accumulated 0.02% or 94,870 shares. 290,236 are owned by Monarch Prtnrs Asset Mgmt Limited Co. The Connecticut-based Paloma Prtnrs Company has invested 0.04% in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 5,429 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $42.08. About 1.35M shares traded or 74.61% up from the average. Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) has declined 10.40% since May 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.95% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on May, 15. They expect $2.08 EPS, up 24.55% or $0.41 from last year’s $1.67 per share. HD’s profit will be $2.40B for 22.34 P/E if the $2.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual EPS reported by The Home Depot, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.08% EPS growth.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $36.57 million activity. 37,680 shares valued at $7.02 million were sold by Campbell Ann Marie on Thursday, February 22. Carey Matt had sold 41,396 shares worth $7.58 million. The insider Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.97M. Menear Craig A sold $20.89 million worth of stock or 113,687 shares. 17,660 shares valued at $3.31 million were sold by Decker Edward P. on Tuesday, February 27. CODINA ARMANDO M had bought 6,650 shares worth $1.19M on Friday, March 2. Another trade for 16,827 shares valued at $3.00M was bought by BRENNEMAN GREGORY D.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.21, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 51 investors sold HD shares while 662 reduced holdings. 164 funds opened positions while 501 raised stakes. 788.59 million shares or 0.96% less from 796.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Suntrust Banks stated it has 1.07 million shares or 1.09% of all its holdings. Exxonmobil Inv Mgmt Tx stated it has 185,677 shares or 0.96% of all its holdings. South State invested 1.92% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Renaissance Inv Lc owns 64,040 shares. Apriem Advsr accumulated 3,130 shares. Hedeker Wealth Lc has invested 1.74% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Moreover, Peak Asset Ltd Llc has 0.1% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Pennsylvania-based Mitchell Sinkler Starr Pa has invested 1.76% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Panagora Asset Mgmt stated it has 1.03 million shares. The Virginia-based Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Ltd Company has invested 0.07% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Los Angeles Capital Mngmt And Equity Rech Incorporated invested in 0.88% or 849,468 shares. New England Private Wealth Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.23% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Hamel Associate has 0.16% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 10,098 are held by Ntv Asset Mngmt Lc. The South Carolina-based Colonial has invested 1.63% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD).

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