Home Depot Sees Sales and Earnings Increase in 2017

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On 8/22/2013 Home Depot announced a quarterly dividend of $0.39. APG Asset Management N.V. grew its holdings in shares of Home Depot by 6.3% during the 3rd quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 717 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 101 shares in the last quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 876 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $145,000 after buying an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Glassman Wealth Services increased its stake in shares of Home Depot by 38.3% during the second quarter. About 5.17 million shares traded. EPS is an indicator of company profit because the more earnings a company can generate per share, the more valuable each share is to investors.

In terms of earnings per share, 21 analysts have a 2.08 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Apr-18, for the quarter ending Jul-18, 21 analysts have a 2.82 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Jul-18 there are 32 estimates of 7.37 EPS. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $43.38. Security Bankshares Of So Dak holds 7,257 shares or 1.36% of its portfolio. Stifel Nicolaus reinitiated the shares of HD in report on Tuesday, August 2 with "Buy" rating. Nomura upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 23 report. (HD) stock price escalated 0.92% to finalize at $186.97 throughout previous buying and selling session. "Buys 295,829 Shares of Home Depot Inc (HD)" was reported by registrarjournal.com and is the sole property of of registrarjournal.com.

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In related news, EVP Matt Carey sold 41,396 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Norinchukin Bancorp The accumulated 1.78M shares or 0.83% of the stock.

The results helped send Home Depot shares up 4.3 per cent to $195 (U.S.) in early trading. About 5.46 million shares traded or 3.39% up from the average. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.4, current ratio was 1.2, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 9.54 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 10.06, while Payout ratio is 0.464.

Home Depot also is benefiting from a wave of millennials finally buying homes and starting families.

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 25.95 and Forward P/E ratio is 20.55. (The) (NASDAQ:HD) to report earnings on Feb, 20 for the fiscal quarter ending Jan 2018.

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The Atlanta company's profit rose 5.6 percent to $1.78 billion, or $1.52 per share, for the three months ended January 28.

"Our ongoing commitment to enhance the interconnected retail experience for our customers, provide localized and innovative product, and deliver best in class productivity resulted in record sales and net earnings for 2017", says CEO Carig Menear.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reports a sizzling 7.5% rise in comparable sales during Q4 to fly past the consensus mark of 6.5%. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc sold 7,100 shares as the company's stock rose 9.30% with the market.

At the moment 35 analysts are watching Home Depot, Inc.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 22nd. This is an increase from Home Depot's previous quarterly dividend of $0.89. This represents a $4.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%.

For the first time, Home Depot's annual sales crossed $100 billion, rising 6.7% year over year to $100.9 billion. This repurchase authorization permits the home improvement retailer to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. The Home Depot, Inc. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark laws.

Brookmont Capital Management decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 10.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.