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Home Depot Debt to Equity vs. Cash Flow from Operations

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Home Depot Cash Flow from Operations vs. Debt to Equity Fundamental Analysis

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Home Depot is rated below average in debt to equity category among related companies. It is rated below average in cash flow from operations category among related companies making about  2,646,525,680  of Cash Flow from Operations per Debt to Equity.
Debt to Equity is calculated by dividing the Total Debt of a company by its Equity. If the debt exceeds equity of a company, then the creditors have more stakes in a firm than the stockholders. In other words, Debt to Equity ratio provides analysts with insights about composition of both equity and debt, and its influence on the valuation of the company.
Home Depot 
D/E 
 = 
Total Debt 
Total Equity 
=
3.31 
High Debt to Equity ratio typically indicates that a firm has been borrowing aggressively to finance its growth and as a result may experience a burden of additional interest expense. This may reduce earnings or future growth. On the other hand a small D/E ratio may indicate that a company is not taking enough advantage from financial leverage. Debt to Equity ratio measures how the company is leveraging borrowing against the capital invested by the owners.
Operating Cash Flow reveals the quality of a company's reported earnings and is calculated by deducting company's income taxes from earnings before interest, taxes, and depreciation (EBITDA). In other words, Operating Cash Flow refers to the amount of cash a firm generates from the sales or products or from rendering services. Operating Cash Flow typically excludes costs associated with long-term investments or investment in marketable securities and is usually used by investors or analysts to check on the quality of a company's earnings.
Home Depot 
Operating Cash Flow 
 = 
EBITDA 
-  
Taxes 
=
8.76 B
Operating Cash Flow shows the difference between reported income and actual cash flows of the company. If a firm does not have enough cash or cash equivalents to cover its current liabilities, then both investors and management should be concerned about the company having enough liquid resources to meet current and long term debt obligations.

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Home Depot is rated below average in cash flow from operations category among related companies.

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