Home Deport surges amid higher-than-expected sales, profit

Feb 23, 2017, 00:19
Home Deport surges amid higher-than-expected sales, profit

The Closing price of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 23.48. (The) in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th. Vetr lowered shares of Home Depot, Inc. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company. (The) News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a report on Wednesday, December 28th. Price per earning (ttm) stands at 4.29. Additionally, Topeka Capital Markets Initiated its ratings on the stock to Buy. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $146.33.

Home Depot, Inc. has a 12-month low of $118.75 and a 12-month high of $142.99. (NYSE:HD), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $137.59 and a 200-day moving average of $131.94. The stock floated in a price range of $26.12 to $31.49, with market capitalization of $1.75B.

The company's net earnings rose to $1.74 billion, or $1.44 per share, in the fourth quarter, from $1.47 billion, or $1.17 per share, a year earlier.

The retailer meanwhile announced a 29 percent increase in its dividend, to 89 cents per share, and a $15 billion repurchase program. Home Depot, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 123.29% and a net margin of 8.23%. The median one-year price target of 27 analysts covering the company is $150.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 5 percent. The growth for the next year comes down to 12.94%, and its growth for the last five years shows at 22.10%.

Store sales for The Home Depot were up 5.6% while comp sales for USA stores were at 6.2% for the year. This is more than the analysts' predictions of $21.79 billion.

I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. If you are accessing this report on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. The legal version of this article can be read at [[permalink]]. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be issued a $0.89 dividend. However, the stock is trading at 1.33% versus recent highs ($145.65). Vanguard Group Inc is the second biggest holder with 77 million shares now valued at 9.88 B million whilst State Street Corp has 54 million shares valued at 6.89 B million. (The) by 14,902.0% in the fourth quarter. Home Depot, Inc. (The)'s dividend payout ratio is 44.66%. The shares were bought at an average price of $129.87 per share, with a total value of $1,948,050.00.

A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on HD. Cohen & Steers Inc. increased its stake in Home Depot, Inc.

US single family home values continue to trend higher. (The) during the fourth quarter valued at about $103,000. Therefore, if The Home Depot, Inc. meet or beat analysts' forecasts of earnings, its earnings per share would see an increase of about 13.68%. This is a boost from Home Depot, Inc.

Net income in the quarter plunged 17.9% to $3.8 billion or $1.22 per diluted share compared to $4.6 billion or $1.43 per share in the same quarter previous year. Nevertheless, it is a common misunderstanding that a greater share price directs towards a larger company where stock price might also twist the definite worth of the organization. (The) during the second quarter valued at $239,000. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its position in Home Depot, Inc. On 7th Day after earnings release, The Home Depot, Inc.

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