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Latest Performance: Home Depot (NYSE: HD)

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Home Depot trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and retail apparel and specialty industry. 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 0.83% with an open at 192.35 and a close of 193.59. It reached an intraday high of 193.86 and a low of 190.41.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $213.5b with 1.1b shares outstanding, of which the float is 1.1b shares. Trading volume reached 3,797,823 shares compared to its average volume of 3,905,369 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 1.38% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -5.03%. Over three months, it changed 2.66%. In one year it has changed 5.96% and within that year its 52-week high was 215.43 and its 52-week low was 158.09. HD stock is 22.46% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 187.64 and a 50 day moving average of 196.30. Currently HD stock is trading 3.17% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 9.74 that ended on 31st of January 2019, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.88. Based on 15 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 2.06. The TTM EPS is 7.86, which comes to a TTM PE of 24.63. 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 153.27, which is a decrease of -20.83%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Apr19 2.27
Jan19 2.09
Oct18 2.51
Jul18 3.05
Apr18 2.08

The dividend per share is currently 5.44, which is a dividend yield of 2.81%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 214.50, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 9.75%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 9,612,037, which was 0.87% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.34. 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 1.11.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 23.69%, profit margin is 10.14%, price-to-sales is 1.93 and price-to-book is 154.98.

Company Scores:

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

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