Home Depot Confirms 2017 Guidance; Issues Long-Term Targets

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It plans to buy $2.1 billion of shares in the current quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 6,068,468 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $930,903,000 after purchasing an additional 761,586 shares during the period.

Examining Institutional Ownership at The Home Depot, Inc. Eastern Retail Bank holds 1.43% or 126,546 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.8% in The Home Depot, Inc.

Moreover, Zeke Advsr Llc has 0.32% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Spirit Of America Management Corporation New York has invested 0.26% in The Home Depot, Inc.

Shares of Home Depot Inc (HD) traded up 1.07% during trading on Thursday, hitting $155.15. The Home Depot, Inc. Reilly Financial Advisors Llc bought 20,437 shares as the company's stock rose 9.30% with the market.

There was no empirical evidence to suggest that tax deductibility influences the rate of home ownership, Home Depot's Chief Financial Officer Carol Tome said, because only 5 percent of mortgages are more than $500,000, the proposed cap for tax deductions. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Wednesday, November 18.

The Home Depot, Inc (The Home Depot) is a home improvement retailer. (NYSE:HD) earned "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 29. The company had a trading volume of 2,550,142 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,448,647.

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Though current ratio to gauge the solvency of a company is always not advocated, since it is easily manipulated, with CR of 1.2 company has at least twice as many interim assets than interim liabilities. Home Depot, Inc. has a 12 month low of $128.68 and a 12 month high of $186.31. This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. 822.13 million shares or 1.82% less from 837.36 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

So although The Home Depot, Inc. forecast PE of 25.38 is attractive, when taken with Services sector ratio of 25.01 the asset is still overvalued. During the same period past year, the company earned $1.60 earnings per share. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Home Depot, Inc. will post 7.38 EPS for the current year. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: "Discovery, Home Depot, Wells Fargo, And QQQ: "Fast Money" Picks For December 6" on December 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Home Depot - Buy This Winner" published on November 26, 2017, Fool.com published: "Home Depot Inc".

It announced a $15 billion share repurchase program in February. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th. Home Depot's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 49.44%. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 62,483 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,816,079.30. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. It depends on 5 financial ratios, which can be calculated from data found on a firm's annual 10K report.

"We are accelerating the pace of investment to truly create the "one Home Depot experience" because our customers are blending the physical and digital world together, and that's candidly, not how we were built". The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, August 17 with "Buy". Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of HD in report on Monday, December 7 with "Outperform" rating. Bangor State Bank stated it has 2,867 shares. On Wednesday, November 18 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, August 15. (NYSE:HD) now has a "Buy" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $177.22. Finally, Tuttle Tactical Management LLC acquired a new stake in Home Depot in the second quarter worth $200,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HD. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark legislation. Home Depot's payout ratio is now 49.44%. The Company sells an assortment of building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, and provides various services. The Home Depot stores serves three primary customer groups: do-it-yourself (DIY) customers, do-it-for-me (DIFM) customers and professional customers.