Stock Showing Surging Activity: Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD)

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

Citigroup Maintains Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $227. This rating was issued on 8/15/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $193.7 by showing a percentage change of -1.05% from its previous day closing price of $195.75.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) in which UBS Maintains Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) to Buy by settling a price target of $225 on 6/20/18. Wells Fargo Initiates Coverage On the stock to Outperform on 4/24/18 by stationing a price target of $205. Loop Capital Initiates Coverage On the company’s stock to Hold on 3/02/18 by setting a price target of $187. BMO Capital Maintains Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) to Outperform with a price target of $213.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) currently has a consensus Price Target of $214.05. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $230 and a Low Price Target of $168.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) where 16 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 10 analysts said it’s a Buy, 9 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.48. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) reported its Actual EPS of $3.05/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) could bring EPS of $2.84/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.21 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 7.4 Percent.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) has a market capitalization of 221.62 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 6.05 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $215.43 on 09/12/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 11/02/17 as $160.53. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $215.97. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -6.14%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -4.3% while SMA200 is 0.79%.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 21.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 35.2% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 512.4%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 2.2 percent while its Weekly performance value is -4.93%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -9.42 percent and 17.28 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) is 1.52. The Average Volume (3 months) is 3.97 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $4.12 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2.13 Percent. HD has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 21.91, Forward P/E of 18.83, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 64.3 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 40.96. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 14.5 percent.

Company Profile:

The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retailer. The Home Depot sells a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement products and lawn and garden products and provides a number of services.