July 23, 2017

What Analysts Are Saying About Home Depot After Earnings

19 May 2017, 10:10 | Austin Hogan

Lookout for Price Target? Deere & Company (DE), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

What Analysts Are Saying About Home Depot After Earnings

Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $178.00 price objective (up from $165.00) on shares of Home Depot in a report on Wednesday. TX boosted its position in Home Depot by 1.0% in the third quarter. First Manhattan Co. boosted its position in shares of Home Depot by 3.0% in the third quarter. The stock exchanged hands 4.59 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.06 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $187.02 Billion. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 1,116 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 105 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor owned 5,300 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock at the end of the first quarter. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the stock. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 119,426 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $15,368,000 after buying an additional 724 shares during the last quarter. The Busey Trust Company holds 9,981 shares with $1.34 million value, up from 6,509 last quarter.

Returns and Valuations for The Home Depot, Inc. On average, equities analysts forecast that Home Depot will post $7.24 earnings per share for the current year. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 686 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 107 shares during the last quarter. Home Depot presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $163.01. The stock of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, August 17. New England Research & holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) for 2,973 shares. (HD) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that The Home Depot, Inc. About shares traded. Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. set a $178.00 price target on Home Depot and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday.

Analysts expect Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) to report $0.40 EPS on June, 14.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.44% from last quarter's $0.41 EPS. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.53% of the company's stock.

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 14.13%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 16.83% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

Deere & Company (DE) have shown a high EPS growth of -6.20% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -16.60% yoy. The business had revenue of $23.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $23.74 billion. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a $0.89 dividend. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, February 22 with "Outperform" rating.

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This is the 121st consecutive quarter the company has paid a cash dividend. Thus, traders should use this pullback to buy HD stock at $155 with a target of $175. This represents a $3.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.29%.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $94.6 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.99. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and global copyright & trademark laws. The legal version of this report can be accessed at

More notable recent Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) news were published by: which released: "Home Depot: A Great Start To The Year" on May 17, 2017, also with their article: "Home Depot Inc".

This retail warehouse chain was last reviewed by me on January 27 with a suggestion that "traders and investors should buy HD at $138 with a target of $156 for a proposed return of about 12%". The Home Depot stores serves three primary customer groups: do-it-yourself (DIY) customers, do-it-for-me (DIFM) customers and professional customers.

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