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Present Performance: Home Depot (NYSE: HD)

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Home Depot trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry and consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Craig A. Menear. The Home Depot Inc is a home improvement specialty retailer. Its stores sell an assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HD stock showed a previous change of 0.26% with an open at 183.08 and a close of 184.54. It reached an intraday high of 184.58 and a low of 182.72.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $208.4b with 1.1b shares outstanding, of which the float is 1.1b shares. Trading volume reached 2,781,043 shares compared to its average volume of 4,431,908 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Home Depot shares returned -1.01% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.35%. Over three months, it changed 7.18%. In one year it has changed -7.91% and within that year its 52-week high was 215.43 and its 52-week low was 158.09. HD stock is 16.73% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 187.59 and a 50 day moving average of 175.95. Currently HD stock is trading -1.62% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 7.29 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 25.31. Based on 14 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.62. The TTM EPS is 7.45, which comes to a TTM PE of 24.77. Historically, the PE high was 32.10 and the PE low was 19.50. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 145.28, which is a decrease of -21.28%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  2.51
07-31-2018:  3.05
04-30-2018:  2.08
01-31-2018:  1.69

The dividend per share is currently 4.12, which is a dividend yield of 2.23%. Also, the payout ratio is 55.30%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 163.95, which means it may be overvalued by -12.56%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 109.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 8,199,524, which is 0.73% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.54. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.10

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 555.71%, return on assets is 23.70%, profit margin is 10.74%, price-to-sales is 2.54 and price-to-book is 157.91.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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