Home Depot to upgrade stores


Current value of outstanding shares stand at $213568.81 M, further The Home Depot, Inc.is one of the predictable Services companies in the world with consistency in financial performance. Operating margin of 14.4% to 15.0% of sales is forecast.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 6 analysts rated The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Home Depot - Buy This Winner" published on November 26, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Home Depot Inc". The home improvement retailer reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.81 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $25.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.53 billion.

As customers' home values were underwater, they pulled back on home improvements, sending Home Depot's sales plunging. Bank of America restated a "buy" rating and issued a $170.00 price objective on shares of Home Depot in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Vetr raised shares of Home Depot from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $153.35 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, April 10th. Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed an "outperform" rating on shares of Home Depot in a research report on Friday, August 11th. (NYSE:HD). Utah Retirement reported 220,372 shares or 0.79% of all its holdings. DnB Asset Management AS's holdings in Home Depot were worth $19,595,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (HD)-16 analysts issued Buy for the stock, 9 analysts gave Outperform rating, 9 think it's a Hold, 0 issued Underperform, while 0 analyst gave a Sell rating. Home Depot now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $177.22.

In related news, EVP Matt Carey sold 32,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th. Roseborough Teresa Wynn Sell 15000 shares of the company at a price of $150.39 on 2017-08-21. Horizon Invests Ltd Com owns 3,581 shares. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HD.

Home Depot is riding a multi-year recovery in the US housing market and has also benefited from reconstruction and fix work related to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey that struck the United States in August and September.

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The Home Depot, Inc (The Home Depot) is a home improvement retailer. Oppenheimer maintained The Home Depot, Inc. The Beaumont Financial Partners Llc holds 4,369 shares with $670,000 value, up from 1,689 last quarter. Home Depot Inc now has $211.13 billion valuation. Home Depot makes up approximately 1.2% of Renaissance Group LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest position. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. (NYSE:HD). Fulton Bank Na stated it has 0.29% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. 6,891,094 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,459,036.

The company has a current ratio of 1.2 gauging towards its ability in paying short-term and long-term obligations. Home Depot has a 12 month low of $128.75 and a 12 month high of $186.31.

The Piotroski score is a discrete score ranging from 0-9 that shows nine criteria used to find out the strength of a company's financial position. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 15th. Jarislowsky Fraser holds 154,686 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $3.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.98%. Home Depot's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 49.44%.

Home Depot has been benefiting from a rebound in US housing prices, which has spurred owners to spend more on fixing up their properties. (NYSE:HD). Cipher Cap LP owns 73,447 shares. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark legislation.

The company on its investor day call sought to allay concerns about limits on deductions for mortgage interest proposed under the Republican U.S. tax overhaul, a factor that may curb the appetite for new homes. The Company sells an assortment of building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, and provides various services.