Prominent Runners: The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)


The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) retreated -0.78% and closed its last session at $129.62. The stock has the market capitalization of $160.15 Billion with the total outstanding shares of 1.24 Billion. The Home Depot, Inc.. has Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 1.89 between the scale of 1 to 5 (1 represents Strong Buy and 5 means Sell). The stock currently has P/E of 20.99 for trailing twelve months while its Forward P/E is 18.1.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) touched its 52-Week High of $139 on Aug 2, 2016 while it’s 52-Week Low of $109.62 on Feb 8, 2016. The company currently has Return on Assets of 17.5 percent, Return on Equity of 123.3% and Return on Investment of 28.2 percent. The stock currently showing Weekly Volatility of 1.26%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.88% Percent with Average True Range of 2.24 and Beta of 1.1.

The 26 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Home Depot have a median target of 148.50, with a high estimate of 158.00 and a low estimate of 121.00. The median estimate represents a +14.57% increase from the last price of 129.62.

Press Release:

The Company on 17 November declared that its board of directors declared a third quarter cash dividend of 69 cents per share. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2016, to shareholders of record on the close of business on December 1, 2016. This is the 119th consecutive quarter the company has paid a cash dividend.

Company Profile:

Home Depot is the one of world’s largest home improvement retailer. The company offers a level of service unprecedented among warehouse-style retailers. Home Depot stores cater to do-it-yourselfers, as well as home improvement, construction and building maintenance professionals. The Home Depot currently operates in the USA, Canada, Chile, Puerto Rico, and Argentina.  The company also operates EXPO Design Centers across the U.S. and Villager’s Hardware in New Jersey.