Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WLTW) Forms $162.96 Double Top; Birch Hill Investment Advisors Upped Home Depot (HD) Stake

Birch Hill Investment Advisors Llc increased Home Depot Inc (HD) stake by 30.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Birch Hill Investment Advisors Llc acquired 2,800 shares as Home Depot Inc (HD)’s stock rose 9.30%. The Birch Hill Investment Advisors Llc holds 12,067 shares with $1.97 million value, up from 9,267 last quarter. Home Depot Inc now has $209.86B valuation. The stock decreased 1.34% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $179.71. About 4.99M shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WLTW) formed double top with $174.37 target or 7.00% above today’s $162.96 share price. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WLTW) has $21.55B valuation. The stock decreased 0.72% or $1.18 during the last trading session, reaching $162.96. About 315,703 shares traded. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) has risen 11.94% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.76% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Willis Towers Watson has $146 highest and $115 lowest target. $130.50’s average target is -19.92% below currents $162.96 stock price. Willis Towers Watson had 4 analyst reports since January 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America downgraded the shares of WLTW in report on Friday, January 27 to “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The stock of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 7.

Analysts await Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $4.00 earnings per share, up 7.82% or $0.29 from last year’s $3.71 per share. WLTW’s profit will be $528.87 million for 10.19 P/E if the $4.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.21 actual earnings per share reported by Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 81.00% EPS growth.

Among 34 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 115 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Vetr downgraded The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, August 19 to “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) rating on Wednesday, August 16. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $165 target. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by UBS. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 16. Bernstein initiated the shares of HD in report on Monday, February 6 with “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, February 23. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 30 report. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 18.

Birch Hill Investment Advisors Llc decreased Grainger W W Inc (NYSE:GWW) stake by 2,125 shares to 55,964 valued at $10.06 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) stake by 3,685 shares and now owns 319,797 shares. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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. Diligent Investors invested 0.31% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Fiduciary has 288,600 shares. First Dallas Securities Inc has invested 0.69% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Envestnet Asset Mngmt reported 242,955 shares. Dodge Cox stated it has 70,430 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Puzo Michael J owns 19,429 shares or 1.65% of their US portfolio. Brick Kyle Assoc stated it has 2,275 shares. Northeast Investment stated it has 0.23% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Epoch Investment Partners holds 2.66 million shares. Jpmorgan Chase invested in 0.74% or 20.72M shares. Capwealth Ltd Liability Com owns 86,256 shares. Meridian Investment Counsel reported 13,023 shares. Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd invested in 0.06% or 89,159 shares. Seatown Hldg Pte Limited has 0.37% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 1,354 were reported by Baldwin Brothers Ma.