Some of the main competitors are Menards and Lowes, which provide the similar services and offer many of the same products. In the ever consolidating retail environment, it would seem the potential is there for one of these three to either fold or be bough out, so keep your eyes peeled, that way you can be alerted if anything were to arise.
Taking a look at the stock chart using the monthly time frame, we can see that the stock has done nothing but rise since 2009, and this is indicative of many equities in the market. It is important to fully understand how the stock could potentially be overbought or overvalued, as the market hasn’t stopped its bullish trend for over 7 years. The worst would be entering a stock at the highs only to have you value fall. Obviously predicting the highs of stock are nearly impossible, but you can gain a good understanding of where the market wants to be and where it wants to go.
The Home Depot is rated below average in market capitalization category among related companies. Market capitalization of Home Improvement Stores industry is currently estimated at about 530.48 Billion. Home Depot totals roughly 198.75 Billion in market capitalization claiming about 37% of equities under Home Improvement Stores industry.
The Home Depot is rated below average in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in last dividend paid category among related companies creating about 2.73 of Last Dividend Paid per Beta.
Home Depot is not too risky asset. Calculation of real value of Home Depot is based on 2 months time horizon. Increasing Home Depot time horizon generally increases accuracy of value calculation and significantly improves predictive power of the methodology used.