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Home Depot (NYSE:HD)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.7 years of data (i.e. since Nov 12, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Home Depot trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the consumer-c sector.

Current Status of Home Depot

It is currently trading at $271.64 ($269.37 the previous day).It pays a 2.12% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 8 days (2020 08 18).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $3.44 per share ($33.4B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.33722.

Over the past 12 months, $1240425 worth of shares have been purchased and $118093801 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 18.2% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 16.98. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year227.3725104430419+ Above Average
2 year191.071057268725.2- Below Average
3 year181.6939915966428.1+ Above Average
4 year141.7834274193511- Below Average
5 year127.7408301886821.6+ Above Average
Home Depot is projected by analysts to get to $265.00 within the next 12 months (-2.4%), but preticted targets range from as high as $306.00 (12.6%) and as low as $221(-18.6%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -38.4%. It has a steady shape to the stock curve, which means the stock continues on a consistent trend except during extreme periods of volitility, but usually recovers quickly. These stocks are very safe and do not have to be checked often.

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With an average increase of 18.2% year over year, if Home Depot is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 25.3 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 26.98. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the consumer-c sector is a P/E of 21.63.


The Home Depot is a retail company that specializes in the supply of household items. The companies headquarters is located in Atlanta USA and was founded in 1978. They have over 2286 locations as of 2018 and over 400,000 employees in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Products include home appliances, tools, hardware, builders hardware, lumber, building materials, paint, plumbing, flooring, garden supplies & plants. It is listed on the S&P 100 and 500.

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