Home Depot beats Street 1Q forecasts

The Company's merchandise lines include dressy, career, and casual sportswear, dresses, coats, shoes, lingerie, costume jewelry, handbags, men's wear and lines for kids and newborns. It has a 58.49 P/E ratio.

Home Depot Inc. earned $2.01 billion, or $1.67 per share, beating per-share projections on Wall Street by 6 cents.

Shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) traded up 0.0319% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $156.9701. Home Depot Inc now has $189.36 billion valuation. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.44 EPS.

That economic data is playing out at the cash registers of Home Depot.

It closed at $21.67 lastly. It has underperformed by 36.19% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Rpm Intl Inc (NYSE:RPM) by 353,272 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 403,797 shares, and cut its stake in Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd (NYSE:AHL). Artemis Investment Ltd Liability Partnership owns 217,494 shares or 0.78% of their United States portfolio. Callahan Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 0.16% or 4,888 shares. HD stock was trading up just under 2% in this morning's pre-market activity. Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC) was raised too.

Gross profit in the reported quarter improved 4.7% to $8,154 million from $7,791 million in the year-ago quarter, primarily driven by higher sales. Spdr S&P 500 Etf Trust (SPY) was raised too. HD's value Change from Open was at 0.34% with a Gap of 0.12%. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.90 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 64% are positive.

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HD has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. The company was maintained on Monday, December 7 by Credit Suisse.

Let's also take a brief look at the stock price in relation to some highs/lows and moving averages. The stock of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 17 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Wednesday, August 17 with "Buy". Atlantic Securities lowered Home Depot from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $168.00 price objective on the stock.in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Brown Advisory invested in 0.15% or 307,589 shares. Its down 0.05, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. The institutional investors in our partner's database reported: 838.20 million shares, up from 837.48 million shares in 2016Q3. The stock of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Longbow.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC Raises Position in Home Depot Inc (HD)" was published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze. Advantage Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Home Depot during the fourth quarter worth about $103,000.

RELX PLC is a holding company, which holds interests in RELX Group plc. Epoch Investment Prns accumulated 2.44M shares. 15,000 shares were bought by VADON MARK C, worth $1.95 million on Tuesday, November 29. 4,951 were reported by Foster & Motley. Relx had 5 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 10,284,651 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $1,323,430,000 after buying an additional 100,986 shares during the last quarter. Sector Pension Invest Board invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). L & S Advisors Inc acquired a new stake in Home Depot during the fourth quarter valued at $3,583,000. $20.26 million worth of stock was sold by Menear Craig A on Wednesday, February 22. Analysts anticipate that Home Depot Inc will post $7.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.53% of the company's stock.

On 8/19/2016 Timothy M Crow, EVP, sold 49,392 with an average share price of $135.06 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,670,883.52.

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