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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) which is in the industry Home Improvement Stores, gaining 1.01% today. In the last week its performance is 1.47%, and 0.91% for the past quarter. Currently, The Home Depot, Inc., HD has a target price of 150.55, so today’s gain of 1.01% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.54%.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD), has a market cap of 159356.03, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 73.60%.

At the current price of 128.11, it has a dividend yield of 2.15%, and its target price is 150.55. This is with a profit margin of 8.10%, and total debt/equity of 3.15. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has a P/E of 21.61, as well as a forward P/E of 17.85.

With a current EPS of 5.93, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.36%,The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 22.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.95%.

Performance for the year is 12.89%. Since its IPO date on 9/22/1981, the total performance to date is -1.59%.

Volume today for The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD), is 5349200, while its average volume is 4410.73. Whilst the total gain today was 1.01%, it did have a day high of -7.36%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.19%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for The Home Depot, Inc., HD has been 18.72%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.36%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 28.20%, and its return on assets is 17.00%. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has an operating margin of 13.80%. With a sales growth of 6.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Home Depot, Inc., HD is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 3.14, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Home Depot, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.55, and the P/S is 1.73, along with a P/B of 23.77. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 39.66.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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