Home Depot Reported Better-than-Expected Q2 Financial Results

A customer exits a Home Depot store in New York U.S. on Friday Aug. 11 2017. The firm's results beat expectations. Victor J Blue  Bloomberg

Net earnings increased 9.5% to $2.67 billion, or $2.25 per share, up from $2.44 billion, or $1.97 a share, in the prior year.

Analysts were expecting the company to earn 49 cents per share on revenue of $1.15 billion. Tjx Cos Inc New now has $44.73 billion valuation. The stock's dividend yield was 2.31% at Monday's closing price.

About 814,413 shares traded. About shares traded. Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since August 15, 2016 and is uptrending.

How Quickly The Home Depot, Inc.

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 15th. The return of the retailer's home garden spaces in some markets boosted sales to do-it-yourselfers, according to Ted Decker, Home Depot's EVP of Merchandising.

While trading at volume below than average, CarMax Inc. Currently, The Home Depot, Inc.net profit margin for the 12 months is at 8.53%. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. Insiders have sold 128,900 shares of company stock valued at $20,167,386 in the last quarter. The company has Beta Value of 1.05 and ATR value of 1.94. Shares for $4.86M were sold by Lennie William G. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a $165.00 price objective (up previously from $150.00) on shares of Home Depot, Inc. Asset Management has 0.59% invested in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). The Home Depot Inc. had 58 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (The) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Wednesday, November 18. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 22 by Telsey Advisory Group.

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A total of 25 analysts have released a report on Home Depot. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Its down 0.05, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. Hewett Wayne M. bought $54,989 worth of stock or 350 shares. Share performance for the month is now at 0.90%. (The) during the first quarter valued at $132,000. The RSI computes momentum as the ratio of higher closes to lower closes: stocks which have had more or stronger positive changes have a higher RSI than stocks which have had more or stronger negative changes. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/08/16/adell-harriman-carpenter-inc-buys-3900-shares-of-home-depot-inc-the-hd-updated-updated.html. Moreover, Hg Vora Capital Management Llc has 3.59% invested in the company for 1.45 million shares. Cutler Counsel Ltd owns 68,555 shares. Montag A And Assoc reported 83,546 shares.

At the end of Mar reporting period, 784 institutional holders increased their position in The Home Depot, Inc. Focused Wealth Mgmt Inc holds 760 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. CT Financial Advisors LLC increased its position in Home Depot, Inc. 72,728 were reported by Thompson Rubinstein Investment Mgmt Or. Corporate insiders own 0.26% of the company's stock. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in Home Depot, Inc. Vanguard Index Fds (VV) was raised too. $1.82 million worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. Shares for $284,247 were sold by Sadler Jason D.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.37 million activity. Another trade for 43,637 shares valued at $6.45M was sold by Cordani David.

Home Depot said cash flow from operations rose by almost $1 billion year over year to $7.86 billion. LEDERER PAUL R also sold $507,624 worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) was reduced too. (NYSE:MMS) was sold by Andrekovich Mark on Tuesday, February 21. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd owns 7.52 million shares or 7.49% of their United States portfolio. Littelfuse Inc (NASDAQ:LFUS) was raised too. Home Depot accounts for 2.3% of Weatherly Asset Management L. P.'s holdings, making the stock its 10th largest position. Therefore 38% are positive. (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Oppenheimer maintained it with "Buy" rating and $17800 target in Tuesday, August 15 report. Whereas 7 of them predict the stock is a hold. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 17 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The market capitalization of the company is at $184.8 Billion.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.50, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. Next accumulated 32,514 shares. Strs Ohio stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI). American Intll Grp invested in 0.04% or 85,269 shares. In this case, shares are down -4.1% from $160.86, the 52-week high touched on May. Green Valley Investors Limited invested in 3.75% or 533,115 shares. Sabal Trust holds 0.1% or 6,921 shares.

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