Home Depot Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides The Home Depot Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Home Depot positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of The Home Depot Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Home Depot buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Home Depot Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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The Home Depot Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 188.35  2.88  1.55%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Home Depot Inc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon The Home Depot Inc has a mean deviation of 1.48, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.18, variance of 4.77, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Home Depot to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on The Home Depot. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure The Home Depot Inc is not overpriced, please check out all Home Depot fundamentals including its Shares Outstanding, Price to Sales, Cash per Share, as well as the relationship between Number of Shares Shorted and EBITDA . Given that The Home Depot has Price to Earning of 25.93 times, we strongly advise you confirm The Home Depot market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.39Value At Risk5.26
Potential Upside1.60Standard Deviation2.18
 Return Density 

Home Depot Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.55
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.08

Home Depot Volatility Alert

The Home Depot Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.75 and kurtosis of 1.81. However, we advise investors to further study The Home Depot Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsHome DepotPeer Average
Return On Equity210.53 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset20.13 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin8.66 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin16.58 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation240.37 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.17 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions71.88 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.97 M3.24 M
Price to Earning25.93 times40.69 times
Price to Book85.76 times14.44 times
Price to Sales2.20 times17.81 times
Revenue99.23 B9.85 B
Gross Profit32.31 B21.75 B
EBITDA16.45 B1.41 B
Net Income8.6 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.55 B3.89 B
Cash per Share3.04 times5.17 times
Total Debt25.59 B7.36 B
Current Ratio1.23 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share2.18 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations9.27 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.90 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share7.20 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.61 times1.22 times
Number of Employees406 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization218.03 B29.78 B
Total Asset41.97 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings30.97 B38.24 B
Working Capital3.96 B3.58 B
Current Asset16.48 B36.8 B
Current Liabilities12.52 B33.34 B
Strong Sell


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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Donovan Dennis M of 1200 shares of Home Depot [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.32
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.7401
Mean Deviation1.48
Coefficient Of Variation562.61
Standard Deviation2.18
Information Ratio0.080117
Jensen Alpha0.52
Total Risk Alpha0.12
Treynor Ratio0.7301
Maximum Drawdown9.59
Value At Risk5.26
Potential Upside1.6

Current Valuation

Home Depot Current Valuation Analysis
The Home Depot Inc is rated # 2 in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is currently estimated at about 569.49 Billion. Home Depot totals roughly 240.37 Billion in current valuation claiming about 42% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.