For a company such as The Home Depot, the housing crisis of 2008 could not have been more damaging. The value of homes dropped and people stopped updating their houses, which almost certainly has a direct impact on the company?s performance. Since then, the company and the stock price have been able to rise and provide investors with very respectable returns. Having large competition puts The Home Depot in a position where it has to remain adaptable to their consumers and stay ahead of the ever-changing curve. [more
The Home Depot Inc (HD) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in GEORGIA, U.S.A and employs 385,000 people. Home Depot is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification and specializes in Consumer
with concentration in Diversified Wholesale And Retail
. The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap
' category with market capitalization of 159.45 B. The Home Depot Inc is active under Consumer
sector as part of Diversified Wholesale And Retail
industry. This company has 1.28 B outstanding shares of which 9.02 M shares are currently sold short in the market by investors with about 1.62 days to cover all shorted shares.
HOME DEPOT INC reports about 2.22 B in cash with 9.37 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.95.