The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Analysts See $1.62 EPS

February 13, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Analysts See $1.62 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 59 investors sold The Home Depot, Inc. shares while 562 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 587 raised stakes. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Vnbtrust National Association accumulated 1,990 shares. Lsv Asset stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Wetherby Asset holds 23,632 shares or 0.58% of its portfolio. North Point Port Managers Corporation Oh owns 108,426 shares. Duncker Streett & reported 0.81% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). 10,100 were reported by Skylands Capital Ltd Liability. Van Eck Associates has 0.02% invested in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD). Train Babcock Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation reported 4,823 shares. Martingale Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0.39% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 177,870 shares. Sigma Planning Corporation holds 0.41% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) or 30,308 shares. 3,500 are owned by Viking Fund Ltd Company. Markel reported 920,000 shares. First United Financial Bank accumulated 0.15% or 1,344 shares. Whitnell & reported 14,025 shares. Beach Invest Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 1.29% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 4,530 shares.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $16.83 million activity. 10,717 shares were sold by Campbell Ann Marie, worth $1.63 million on Wednesday, August 16. Roseborough Teresa Wynn also sold $2.26 million worth of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) on Monday, August 21.

Analysts expect The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report $1.62 EPS on February, 20.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 12.50 % from last quarter’s $1.44 EPS. HD’s profit would be $1.89B giving it 28.00 P/E if the $1.62 EPS is correct. After having $1.84 EPS previously, The Home Depot, Inc.’s analysts see -11.96 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.44% or $2.65 during the last trading session, reaching $181.41. About 863,667 shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has risen 18.65% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Ratings Coverage

Among 33 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 107 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 15 by Piper Jaffray. On Monday, January 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 15. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 16 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Atlantic Securities. As per Wednesday, August 19, the company rating was downgraded by Vetr. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, August 15. Vetr downgraded the shares of HD in report on Saturday, August 29 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Credit Suisse.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The company has market cap of $211.84 billion. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, as well as provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me , and professional customers. It has a 25.2 P/E ratio. The firm offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM clients through third-party installers.

More notable recent The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why 2017 Was a Year to Remember for The Home Depot, Inc.” on January 28, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Home Depot, Inc. Could Be a Gold Mine for Income Investors” published on January 23, 2018, Marketwatch.com published: “Home Depot, Best Buy and Dick’s Sporting Goods among the retailers poised to …” on February 12, 2018. More interesting news about The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “Tesla, Home Depot tie-in’s success will hinge on consistency: report” published on February 01, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Ways Lowe’s Is Catching Up to, but Still a Step Behind, Home Depot” with publication date: February 10, 2018.

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