Stock in Focus: The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)

UBS analysts met with The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) executives and the three main takeaways prompted the research firm to reiterate a bullish stance on the stock. UBS’ Michael Lasser maintains a Buy rating on Home Depot with a $215 price target.

The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the HD is 0.10%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the HD is 71.80%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that HD. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) is -14.45%.

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Institutional ownership is the amount of a The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the HD is -0.84%.

a Services sector firm, The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) stock ticked up 1.11% on Monday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $210.28 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 4.09 Million. The number of shares HD stock currently held by all its shareholders are 1101.00 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 1099.09. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 4083.14 and HD stock value has moved between $158.11 – 214.57 in last one year.

The The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)’s latest earnings date is 5/21/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) is 34.30% and the profit margin is 10.20% and the stock has gained 22.38% in 2019 to date.

U.S. traded shares of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)’s monthly stock performance is 10.76%, the quarterly performance is 7.48%, the half year performance is calculated as 23.53%. The yearly performance of HD is 7.72%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) weekly volatility is measured as 1.29% and monthly volatility measured as 1.56%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. HD return on assets is 24.00%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and HD return on investment is 44.00%.

The price to earnings ratio is 21.35, price to sales ratio is 2.11, price to cash per share ration is 123.02, price to free cash flow is 38.26.

Analysts mean target price for The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) is $207.38 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00. The current share price indicates that stock is -2.39% away from its one year high and is moving 33.01% ahead of its 52-week low. HD’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.74% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 5.67%.

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