The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) went down by -0.43% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $215.43, while HD stocks collected -0.04% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) Worth an Investment?

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 21.21 times of increase in earnings at the present. The 36 Months beta value for HD stocks is at 1.10, while 18 of the analysts out of 33 who provided ratings for The Home Depot, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 3 as overweight, 11 rated it as hold and 0 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $204.89 which is $0.25 above current price. HD currently has a short float of 0.85% and public float of 1.13B with average trading volume of 4.38M shares.

HD Market Performance

HD stocks went up by 0.46% for the week, with the monthly jump of 7.80% and a quarterly performance of 14.03%, while its annual performance rate touched 15.64%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.40% for HD stocks with the simple moving average of 8.35% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HD stocks, with BofA/Merrill repeating the rating for HD shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for HD socks in the upcoming period according to BofA/Merrill is $215 based on the research report published on April 11, 2019.

Evercore ISI, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HD stock at the price of $215. The rating they have provided for HD stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on March 20, 2019.

Telsey Advisory Group gave “ Market Perform” rating to HD stocks, setting the target price at $192 in the report published on February 27, 2019.

HD Stocks 7.35% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, The Home Depot, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -4.94% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 1.32%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 0.97%, while the shares surge at the distance of +8.49% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +11.25% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, HD went down by -0.04%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +5.76% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $198.84. In addition, The Home Depot, Inc. saw 19.18% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

HD Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at The Home Depot, Inc. (HD), starting from Decker Edward P., who sold 23,744 shares at the price of $182.93 back on Mar 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 63,069 shares of The Home Depot, Inc., valued at $4,343,490 with the latest closing price.

Carey Matt, the EVP & CIO of The Home Depot, Inc., sold 37,200 shares at the value of $184.49 during a trade that took place back on Mar 05, which means that Carey Matt is holding 59,805 shares at the value of $6,863,028 based on the most recent closing price.

HD Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +14.58 for the present operating margin and +32.61 for gross margin. The net margin for The Home Depot, Inc. stands at +10.28. Total capital return value is set at 56.54, while invested capital returns managed to touch 43.91. Equity return holds the value , with 24.40% for asset returns.

EBITDA value lies at +4.17 B with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.63. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.33 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.12. The receivables turnover for The Home Depot, Inc. is 55.66 with the total asset turnover at the value of 2.44. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.11.