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Home Depot Debt to Equity vs. Earnings Per Share

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Earnings Report: May 19, 2020  

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Home Depot Earnings Per Share vs. Debt to Equity Fundamental Analysis

Home Depot is rated below average in debt to equity category among related companies. It is rated below average in earnings per share category among related companies creating about  3.03  of Earnings Per Share 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.
Earnings per Share (EPS) denotes the portion of a company's earnings that is allocated to each share of common stock. To calculate Earnings per Share investors will need to take a company's net income, subtract any dividends for preferred stock, and divide it by the number of average outstanding shares. EPS is usually presented in two different ways: basic and diluted. Fully diluted Earnings per Share takes into account effects of warrants, options, and convertible securities and is generally viewed by analysts as a more accurate measure.
Home Depot 
Earnings per Share 
 = 
Earnings 
Average Shares 
=
10.04 
Earnings per Share is one of the most critical measures of the current share price of a firm, and is used by investors to determine the overall company profitability; especially when it is compared to the EPS of similar companies.

Home Depot Earnings Per Share Comparison

Home Depot is rated below average in earnings per share category among related companies.

Home Depot Fundamental Comparison