Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) Touched its 52-Week Low on Feb 8, 2016


Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $146.73. The stock traded with the volume of 6.93 Million in the last trading session. Home Depot, Inc. (The) opened at $129.34 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.17%. The Bid price in the last session was $129.40 x 100 and the Ask price was $129.60 x 200. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Home Depot, Inc. (The) has the Market Capitalization of 157.63 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $139 and 52-Week Low of $109.62 and it touched its 52-week high on Aug 2, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 8, 2016.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) reported its last Earnings on Nov 15 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.6/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.58/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.02/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 1.3%. The company will report its next earnings on 21-Feb-17.

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Home Depot, Inc. (The) has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 13.7%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 11.8%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 20.84% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 13.66% per annum.

26 number of analysts also provided their insight on Home Depot, Inc. (The), where the Average Price Target for the stock is $146.73. They also projected Low Price Target as $121 while High Price Target is set at $158.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 11 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 12 reported it as Buy.8 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) annual Divided is 2.76 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.13%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.95 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 18.07. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.71 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 28.19, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 44.55 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 31.66.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 17.5 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 123.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 28.2%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 2.76% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 2.8 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.17 percent.

A look at performance overview of Home Depot, Inc. (The) depicts that Performance (Week) is -0.68 percent while Performance Month is 6.62%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -3.01% and Half Year Performance value stands at -1.25%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -1.69 percent. Home Depot, Inc. (The) has its YTD performance of -0.07 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 25 Sep 2016 where Officer Decker Edward P did a transaction type “Sell” in which 1115 shares were traded at a price of $125.45. Another insider trade includes General Counsel Roseborough Teresa Wynn who also initiated a transaction in which 1470 shares were traded on 25 Sep 2016 as “Sell”. On 25 Sep 2016 Chief Technology Officer Carey (Matthew A) traded 2179 shares as “Sell” at $125.45. Chief Financial Officer Tomé (Carol B) Sell 3496 shares on 25 Sep 2016 at the price of $125.45.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Piper Jaffray on 31-Oct-16 who Downgrade the stock from Overweight to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 23-Jun-16, Nomura took an action “Upgrade” from Neutral to Buy. On 24-May-16, the stock was Initiated to Buy by Topeka Capital Markets.