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.

Several price targets were given for HD by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 182, which equates to a potential upside of 23.2 percent. The minimum price target given was 152, implying a possible loss of 2.89 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -0.45 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.7 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of HD to grow at a rate of 8.97 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HD has a PEG ratio of 2.47.

HD has a 52-week high of 160.86 and a 52-week low of 119.20. Currently the stock is 23.93 percent higher than its low, and 8.16 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of HD is $175.38 billion. HD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.