The Home Depot Inc. [NYSE: HD] traded at a low on 06/09/20, posting a 0.00 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $256.76. The results of the trading session contributed to over 3482889 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of The Home Depot Inc. stands at 1.72% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.44%.
The market cap for HD stock reached $269.71 billion, with 1.07 billion shares outstanding and 1.05 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 7.00M shares, HD reached a trading volume of 3482889 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
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What do top market gurus say about The Home Depot Inc. [HD]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HD shares is $250.85 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HD stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Telsey Advisory Group have made an estimate for The Home Depot Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Market Perform, with their previous recommendation back on May 20, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on April 22, 2020, representing the official price target for The Home Depot Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $235, while Loop Capital analysts kept a Buy rating on HD stock. On March 04, 2020, analysts increased their price target for HD shares from 240 to 251.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Home Depot Inc. is set at 5.88, with the Price to Sales ratio for HD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.41. Price to Free Cash Flow for HD in the course of the last twelve months was 44.26 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.
How has HD stock performed recently?
The Home Depot Inc. [HD] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.60. With this latest performance, HD shares gained by 9.53% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.82% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 29.64% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for HD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 70.78, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 73.03, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 65.74 for The Home Depot Inc. [HD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 222.02, while it was recorded at 253.68 for the last single week of trading, and 223.72 for the last 200 days.
The Home Depot Inc. [HD]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Home Depot Inc. [HD] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.37 and a Gross Margin at +32.28. The Home Depot Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.20.
Return on Total Capital for HD is now 51.45, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 40.48. Additionally, HD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 109.09, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 72.95.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Home Depot Inc. [HD] managed to generate an average of $27,044 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 54.54 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.31.The Home Depot Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
Earnings analysis for The Home Depot Inc. [HD]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Home Depot Inc. posted 3.17/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 3.08/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for HD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Home Depot Inc. go to 4.20%.
Insider trade positions for The Home Depot Inc. [HD]
There are presently around $196,964 million, or 72.20% of HD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 85,833,032, which is approximately 2.356% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 71,788,402 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $18.43 billion in HD stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $13.35 billion in HD stock with ownership of nearly -0.31% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Home Depot Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 1,272 institutional holders increased their position in The Home Depot Inc. [NYSE:HD] by around 41,506,015 shares. Additionally, 1,210 investors decreased positions by around 40,845,035 shares, while 227 investors held positions by with 684,734,090 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 767,085,140 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HD stock had 144 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,372,689 shares, while 167 institutional investors sold positions of 3,640,489 shares during the same period.