Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Given Consensus Recommendation of

While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $1.82/share. (HD) shares fell and closed the day at $182.85, with the percent change of -1.11%. About 4.66M shares traded or 2.39% up from the average.

Home Depot is riding a multi-year recovery in the USA housing market and has benefited from reconstruction and fix work after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey struck the United States in August and September. (HD)'s average Piotroski F-Score: 6 during the last 7 years.

Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $324.17 million.

Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday, dragged by losses on Wall Street as the technology sector stuttered yet again after a brief rebound, while the dollar sagged on lower long-term US yields. K was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 7, 2016. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 15 by Argus Research. On Wednesday, August 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to "Buy". (NASDAQ:FOSL) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.96 EPS, up 4.35% or $0.04 from last year's $0.92 per share. The home improvement retailer reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.81 by $0.03.

The Piotroski score is a discrete score between 0-9 that reflects nine criteria used to determine the strength of a company's financial position.

Though current ratio to gauge the solvency of a company is always not advocated, since it is easily manipulated, with CR of 1.2 company has at least twice as many interim assets than interim liabilities. Kellogg Company (K) has declined 5.60% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. Finally, SunTrust Banks upped their price target on shares of Home Depot to $167.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Moore Cap Mgmt Lp owns 50,000 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. The New York-based Global Thematic Partners Llc has invested 2.78% in the stock. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. increased its position in shares of Home Depot by 0.4% during the first quarter. Its up 0.09, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 38 investors sold HD shares while 632 reduced holdings.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by CAMPBELL ANN MARIE on 09/24/2017, and was a disposition of 671 shares with a final price of $159.97. Home Depot reported earnings per share of $1.44 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 11.8%.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 4,175 shares.

There are 1,923 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 841.46 million shares in total. 9,578 were reported by Narwhal Capital. (NYSE:HD). Peapack Gladstone Corp holds 0% or 147,682 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership reported 80,318 shares. Advantage Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Home Depot during the fourth quarter valued at $103,000. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 1,644 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $241,000 after purchasing an additional 6 shares during the last quarter. Transamerica Finance Advsr stated it has 0.82% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) sets long-term targets as part of its investor and analyst day event today. Cibc World Markets Corp sold 108,484 shares as Home Depot Inc (HD)'s stock rose 9.30%. Clark Cap Mngmt Grp Incorporated Inc has invested 1.35% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: "Discovery, Home Depot, Wells Fargo, And QQQ: "Fast Money" Picks For December 6" on December 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Home Depot - Buy This Winner" published on November 26, 2017, Fool.com published: "Home Depot Inc". Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twenty have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed an "outperform" rating on shares of Home Depot in a research report on Friday, August 11th. The stock has "Buy" rating by Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation on Tuesday, October 3. Viking Fund Management Ltd reported 0.05% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) earned "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, August 17. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs.

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