Analyst Ratings for Home Depot Inc. (HD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, HD was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 19 analysts, 2 issued an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

HD was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 182, implying a possible profit of 23.2 percent. The lowest price target was 152, implying a possible loss of 2.89 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.45 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.7 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of HD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.97 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HD is 2.47.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HD hit 160.86 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 119.20. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 23.93 percent, and below the high by 8.16 percent. HD has a P/E ratio of 22.12. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HD value stock report compares HD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $175.38 billion. HD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.