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I-G Investment Management LTD Upped Equifax (EFX) Holding By $759,780; Home Depot (HD)’s Sentiment Is 1.14

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The company has market cap of $218.83 billion. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me , and professional customers. It has a 26.03 P/E ratio. The firm offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM clients through third-party installers.

I-G Investment Management Ltd increased Equifax Inc (EFX) stake by 114.4% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. I-G Investment Management Ltd acquired 7,236 shares as Equifax Inc (EFX)’s stock rose 4.79%. The I-G Investment Management Ltd holds 13,561 shares with $1.44M value, up from 6,325 last quarter. Equifax Inc now has $13.93B valuation. The stock decreased 1.27% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $115.97. About 597,497 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.42% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Equifax Inc had 58 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, March 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Friday, October 28. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $146 target. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, November 9. The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 23. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, December 14. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 3. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 8 by Evercore.

I-G Investment Management Ltd decreased Lear Corp (NYSE:LEA) stake by 29,650 shares to 83,375 valued at $14.43M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Magna Intl Inc (NYSE:MGA) stake by 684,504 shares and now owns 523,250 shares. Tjx Cos Inc New (NYSE:TJX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 131 investors sold EFX shares while 158 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 108.40 million shares or 3.06% more from 105.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commonwealth Equity owns 14,833 shares. Synovus Financial Corporation, a Georgia-based fund reported 6,316 shares. Peak6 LP stated it has 5,522 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Company Can invested in 0.04% or 153,440 shares. Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 7,842 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 47,613 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership accumulated 465,474 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 0% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Stifel Fin has invested 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 154,108 shares. Legacy Private has 19,290 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0.05% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 346,942 shares. Salem Investment Counselors Inc owns 700 shares. Doheny Asset Ca holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 2,500 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 253,937 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

Brookmont Capital Management holds 17.43% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. for 194,611 shares. Gabalex Capital Management Llc owns 175,000 shares or 8.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Jasper Ridge Partners L.P. has 7.84% invested in the company for 960,845 shares. The New York-based Two Creeks Capital Management Lp has invested 7.49% in the stock. Crystal Rock Capital Management, a Illinois-based fund reported 65,901 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $14.57 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 60% of Home Depot’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Home Depot, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $141.0 while the high is $165.0. The stock’s average target of $151.50 is -19.15% below today’s ($187.39) share price. HD was included in 5 notes of analysts from October 31, 2016. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, November 16 with “Outperform” rating. As per Monday, February 6, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 22 by Telsey Advisory. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral” on Monday, October 31. As per Thursday, February 23, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley.

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