Home Depot Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides The Home Depot Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Home Depot positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of The Home Depot Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Home Depot buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Home Depot Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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The Home Depot Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 165.47  2.27  1.35%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Home Depot Inc is 'Cautious Hold'.
For the selected time horizon The Home Depot Inc has a mean deviation of 0.6318, semi deviation of 0.7427, standard deviation of 0.8431, variance of 0.7109, downside variance of 0.9855 and semi variance of 0.5516
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Home Depot to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on The Home Depot. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure The Home Depot Inc is not overpriced, please check out all Home Depot fundamentals including its Shares Outstanding, Price to Sales, Cash per Share, as well as the relationship between Number of Shares Shorted and EBITDA . Given that The Home Depot has Price to Earning of 23.62 times, we strongly advise you confirm The Home Depot market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.13Value At Risk1.54
Potential Upside1.23Standard Deviation0.84
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares80.6 M13.2 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares73.6 M12 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares69.4 M11.4 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares52.6 M8.6 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares30.5 M5 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares21 M3.4 B
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares20.7 M3.4 B

Home Depot Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.43
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.0804

Home Depot Volatility Alert

The Home Depot Inc has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of -0.27, Maximum Drawdown of 3.18 and kurtosis of 0.12. However, we advice all investors to further analyze The Home Depot Inc to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Home Depot upside potential.
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FundamentalsHome DepotPeer Average
Return On Equity164.51 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset19.48 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin8.63 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin14.44 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation213.59 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.18 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions73.06 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.3 M3.24 M
Price to Earning23.62 times40.69 times
Price to Book54.54 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.99 times17.81 times
Revenue97.36 B9.85 B
Gross Profit32.31 B21.75 B
EBITDA16.07 B1.41 B
Net Income8.4 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents4.83 B3.89 B
Cash per Share4.1 times5.17 times
Total Debt24.97 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity702.5 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.3 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share3.01 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations10.77 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.87 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.95 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.75 times1.22 times
Number of Employees385 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization193.46 B29.78 B
Total Asset41.97 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings30.97 B38.24 B
Working Capital3.96 B3.58 B
Current Asset16.48 B36.8 B
Cautious Hold


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Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by J Brown of 1746 shares of Home Depot subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0618
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.26)
Mean Deviation0.6318
Semi Deviation0.7427
Downside Deviation0.9927
Coefficient Of Variation663.45
Standard Deviation0.8431
Information Ratio0.0804
Jensen Alpha0.1382
Total Risk Alpha0.0056
Sortino Ratio0.0682
Treynor Ratio(0.27)
Maximum Drawdown3.18
Value At Risk(1.54)
Potential Upside1.23
Downside Variance0.9855
Semi Variance0.5516
Expected Short fall(0.65)

Current Valuation

Home Depot Current Valuation Analysis
The Home Depot Inc is rated # 2 in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is currently estimated at about 499.2 Billion. Home Depot totals roughly 213.59 Billion in current valuation claiming about 43% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.