Annaly Cap Mgmt (NLY) Market Valuation Rose While National Planning Trimmed Its Holding; Shareholder Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co Has Increased Home Depot (HD) Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

National Planning Corp decreased its stake in Annaly Cap Mgmt Inc (NLY) by 34.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Planning Corp sold 59,546 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 115,167 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.40 million, down from 174,713 at the end of the previous reported quarter. National Planning Corp who had been investing in Annaly Cap Mgmt Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.10 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.22% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $11.3. About 7.65 million shares traded. Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) has risen 6.73% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.97% the S&P500.

Sharlyn C. Heslam increased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 7.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co bought 7,719 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.30% with the market. The hedge fund run by Sharlyn C. Heslam held 111,095 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.17M, up from 103,376 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $229.37 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.89% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $196.42. About 6.75 million shares traded or 45.66% up from the average. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.39, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 42 investors sold NLY shares while 113 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 592.53 million shares or 12.10% more from 528.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 1.15 million were accumulated by Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp. Carroll Financial Assocs accumulated 7,272 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 13,600 were reported by Zweig. Banque Pictet Cie Sa invested in 0.01% or 36,000 shares. Brighton Jones Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% or 11,455 shares. 321,967 are owned by Beck Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp. Lincoln Corporation invested 0.02% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). St James Investment Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Ifc Fl holds 0.06% or 65,922 shares in its portfolio. Horrell Capital Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Next Fincl Group Inc Inc reported 54,163 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Parametric Port Assocs has 0.03% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) for 2.47M shares. Creative Planning has 0.01% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Parkside Bank & Trust And invested 0% of its portfolio in Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY). Fca Corp Tx holds 13,500 shares.

Analysts await Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.29 earnings per share, down 3.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.3 per share. NLY’s profit will be $336.27 million for 9.74 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Annaly Capital Management, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.33% negative EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Annaly Capital Management Inc had 24 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of NLY in report on Friday, January 15 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, October 9. As per Friday, October 9, the company rating was upgraded by FBR Capital. FBR Capital downgraded Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) on Tuesday, December 20 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 12. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, February 23. Wood maintained the shares of NLY in report on Friday, April 7 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) rating on Tuesday, September 12. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $12.0 target. The rating was maintained by Wood on Friday, August 14 with “Market Perform”. Compass Point upgraded Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) rating on Thursday, August 13. Compass Point has “Buy” rating and $11 target.

National Planning Corp, which manages about $1.20 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VCSH) by 21,547 shares to 56,009 shares, valued at $4.49 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (FTSL) by 7,390 shares in the quarter, for a total of 21,787 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IVW).

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co, which manages about $853.26M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Waters Corp (NYSE:WAT) by 1,909 shares to 3,175 shares, valued at $570,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 3,010 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 67,124 shares, and cut its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKB).

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 102 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 17 by Citigroup. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 29 by Vetr. Oppenheimer maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Tuesday, August 15. Oppenheimer has “Buy” rating and $17800 target. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 14 by Longbow. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of HD in report on Monday, October 31 to “Neutral” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 23 by Nomura. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, December 7 by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, 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. Benedict Advsr holds 0.53% or 6,307 shares in its portfolio. Matarin Cap Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.53% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 38,257 shares. Fisher Asset Ltd accumulated 5.48M shares. Sarasin And Limited Liability Partnership holds 1.38% or 418,704 shares. Mackenzie Financial accumulated 56,508 shares. Kwmg Limited has 0.64% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 11,929 shares. Visionary Asset Management reported 0.07% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 74,225 were accumulated by Bluecrest Cap Mngmt Ltd. Moreover, Horrell Mngmt has 2.54% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 28,070 shares. Badgley Phelps Bell has 90,997 shares. Glob X Management Limited Liability reported 0.07% stake. Legacy Private Tru Company accumulated 13,470 shares. Roanoke Asset Corporation Ny owns 55,341 shares or 4.27% of their US portfolio. Bartlett Lc owns 21,802 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Independent reported 10,087 shares stake.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $18.46 million activity. 10,916 The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) shares with value of $1.97 million were sold by Roseborough Teresa Wynn. On Wednesday, August 16 Campbell Ann Marie sold $1.63M worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 10,717 shares.

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