Home Depot Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

HD -- USA Stock  

USD 198.88  2.09  1.04%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Home Depot is 'Cautious 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 The 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 current analyst consensus.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon The Home Depot has a mean deviation of 0.4342, semi deviation of 0.5842, standard deviation of 0.5914, variance of 0.3498, downside variance of 0.385 and semi variance of 0.3413
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 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 25.80 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.

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

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.008009Value At Risk0.74
Potential Upside0.82Standard Deviation0.59
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Fisher Asset Management LlcCommon Shares4.3 M844.1 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares2.2 M431 M
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares914.1 K178.3 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares694.4 K135.5 M
Calamos Advisors LlcCommon Shares672.6 K131.2 M
SwedbankCommon Shares645.5 K125.9 M
Welch Forbes LlcCommon Shares456.6 K89.1 M

Home Depot Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.47
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.21

Home Depot Volatility Alert

The Home Depot exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.35 and kurtosis of 0.54. However, we advice investors to further investigate The Home Depot to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Home Depot upside potential.
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Home Depot Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsHome DepotPeer Average
Return On Equity319.35 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset20.08 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin8.85 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin16.48 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation246.54 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.15 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions71.14 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.89 M3.24 M
Price to Earning25.80 times40.69 times
Price to Book135.90 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.25 times17.81 times
Revenue101.96 B9.85 B
Gross Profit34.36 B21.75 B
EBITDA16.8 B1.41 B
Net Income9.02 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.6 B3.89 B
Cash per Share3.12 times5.17 times
Total Debt25.79 B7.36 B
Current Ratio1.17 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share1.46 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations8.31 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.88 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share7.70 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.37 times1.22 times
Number of Employees400 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization229.2 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
Current Liabilities12.52 B33.34 B
   Acquisition by Greg Brenneman of tradable shares of Home Depot subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Home Depot Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
About 71.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On May 30, 2018 Home Depot paid $ 1.03 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Greg Brenneman of tradable shares of Home Depot subject to Rule 16b-3
Please also check Home Depot Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try Fundamentals Matrix module to view fundamentals matrix and analyze how accounts are interrelated and interconnected with each other.