Home Depot Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

HD -- USA Stock  

USD 172.21  1.66  0.95%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Home Depot is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Home Depot buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding HD positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Home Depot available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from HD buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Home Depot Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon The Home Depot has a risk adjusted performance of (0.17), jensen alpha of (0.20), total risk alpha of (0.19), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.25)
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Home Depot to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on 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 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 Home Depot has Price to Earning of 19.02X, we strongly advise you confirm 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.

Home Depot Thematic Classifications

Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Millennials Best IdeaMillennials Best
Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials
Retail IdeaRetail
USA Equities from Retail industry as classified by Fama & French

Home Depot Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.23Value At Risk3.54
Potential Upside2.60Standard Deviation1.72
 Return Density 

Home Depot Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.99
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.12

Home Depot Volatility Alert

The Home Depot exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.46 and kurtosis of 0.19. However, we advise investors to further study The Home Depot technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Home Depot Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsHome DepotPeer Average
Return On Equity546.52% (15.17)%
Return On Asset21.25% (15.64)%
Profit Margin10.00% (5.50)%
Operating Margin16.55% (10.91)%
Current Valuation219.19B152.14B
Shares Outstanding1.13B1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions72.30% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted8.13M3.24M
Price to Earning19.02X40.69X
Price to Book148.99X14.44X
Price to Sales1.86X17.81X
Gross Profit34.36B21.75B
Net Income10.56B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents1.76B3.89B
Cash per Share1.56X5.17X
Total Debt25.78B7.36B
Current Ratio1.09X3.30X
Book Value Per Share1.17X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations8.23B1.25B
Short Ratio1.28X2.09X
Earnings Per Share9.14X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.26X1.22X
Number of Employees400K10.67K
Market Capitalization196.39B29.78B
Total Asset41.97B126.86B
Retained Earnings30.97B38.24B
Working Capital3.96B3.58B
Current Asset16.48B36.8B
Current Liabilities12.52B33.34B
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Home Depot Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Home Depot generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
About 72.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

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Home Depot Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price205.00
Target Mean Price205.79
Recommendation Mean1.90
Target High Price230.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions29
Target Low Price175.00
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