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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Home Depot Recommendation

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Home Depot Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon The Home Depot Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0984, jensen alpha of 0.1323, total risk alpha of 0.1585, sortino ratio of 0.2453 and treynor ratio of 0.1749
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 Price to Sales, Cash per Share and the relationship between Number of Shares Shorted and EBITDA . Given that The Home Depot has Number of Shares Shorted of 9.02 M, 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 Return0.12Value At Risk-0.8051
Potential Upside1.2214Standard Deviation0.6708
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Home Depot Greeks

Alpha over NYSE
= 0.13 
βBeta against NYSE= 0.60 
Overall volatility
= 0.61 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.22 

Home Depot Volatility Alert

The Home Depot Inc exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.06 and kurtosis of -0.45. However, we advice investors to further investigate The Home Depot Inc to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Home Depot upside potential.
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FundamentalsHome DepotPeer Average
Return On Equity1.16 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.18 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.08 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin13.90 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation177.27 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.28 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.15 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions73.40 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted9.02 M3.24 M
Price to Earning21.92 times40.69 times
Price to Book29.31 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.76 times17.81 times
Revenue88.52 B9.85 B
Gross Profit30.27 B21.75 B
EBITDA15.4 B1.41 B
Net Income7.01 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.22 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.95 times5.17 times
Total Debt21.22 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity4.07 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.34 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share5.03 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations9.37 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.62 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.16 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.56 times1.22 times
Number of Employees385 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization159.45 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
Strong Buy


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   Sale by Campbell Ann Marie of 7000 shares of Home Depot [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0984
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1849
Mean Deviation0.5461
Semi Deviation0.4571
Downside Deviation0.611
Coefficient Of Variation580.59
Standard Deviation0.6708
Information Ratio0.2235
Jensen Alpha0.1323
Total Risk Alpha0.1585
Sortino Ratio0.2453
Treynor Ratio0.1749
Maximum Drawdown2.62
Value At Risk(0.81)
Potential Upside1.22
Downside Variance0.3733
Semi Variance0.2089
Expected Short fall(0.66)
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 400.72 Billion. Home Depot totals roughly 177.27 Billion in current valuation claiming about 44% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.