Home Depot Debt to Equity vs. Short Ratio

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Fiscal Quarter End: January 31, 2020  

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Home Depot Short Ratio 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 short ratio category among related companies fabricating about  0.58  of Short Ratio per Debt to Equity. The ratio of Debt to Equity to Short Ratio for Home Depot is roughly  1.72 
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 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 barrowing against the capital invested by the owners.
Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
Home Depot 
Short Ratio 
 = 
Short Interest 
Average Trading Volume 
=
1.93 
The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.

Home Depot Short Ratio Comparison

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Home Depot is rated below average in short ratio category among related companies.

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