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 163.24  0.19  0.12%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Home Depot Inc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon The Home Depot Inc has a mean deviation of 0.3157, standard deviation of 0.3964, variance of 0.1571, downside variance of 0.0842, semi variance of (0.078276) and expected short fall of (0.39)
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 23.49 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 Return0.12Value At Risk-0.3994
Potential Upside0.7391Standard Deviation0.3964
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Fisher Asset Management LlcCommon Shares5.5 M896.4 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares2.9 M467.9 M
Apg Asset Management NvCommon Shares2.2 M366.7 M
Acadian Asset Management LlcCommon Shares1.3 M204.9 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares988.9 K160.6 M
State Treasurer State Of MichiganCommon Shares977.7 K159.9 M
Robeco Institutional Asset Management BvCommon Shares796.3 K130.2 M

Home Depot Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.095498 
βBeta against DOW= 0.0807 
Overall volatility
= 0.4 
 IrInformation ratio =(0.18) 

Home Depot Volatility Alert

The Home Depot Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.5 and kurtosis of -0.65. However, we advise investors to further study The Home Depot Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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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 Valuation212.94 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.18 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions73.27 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.3 M3.24 M
Price to Earning23.49 times40.69 times
Price to Book54.25 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.98 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 Growth1.79 times1.22 times
Number of Employees385 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization192.43 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
Strong Sell


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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Payment of 8867 shares by Craig Menear of Home Depot subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0855
Market Risk Adjusted Performance1.38
Mean Deviation0.3157
Downside Deviation0.2901
Coefficient Of Variation329.47
Standard Deviation0.3964
Information Ratio(0.18)
Jensen Alpha0.0955
Total Risk Alpha(0.16)
Sortino Ratio(0.25)
Treynor Ratio1.37
Maximum Drawdown1.42
Value At Risk(0.4)
Potential Upside0.7391
Downside Variance0.0842
Semi Variance(0.078276)
Expected Short fall(0.39)

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 498.64 Billion. Home Depot totals roughly 212.94 Billion in current valuation claiming about 43% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.