Zacks Rating on Home Depot (The) (HD)

Home Depot (The) (HD) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Home Depot (The) (HD) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 12 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 5 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 18 research analysts is 1.78, which indicates as a Buy.

Home Depot (The) (HD) : The highest short term price target forecast on Home Depot (The) (HD) is $158 and the lowest target price is $106. A total of 15 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $147 with a standard deviation of $13.11.


The Home Depot, Inc. has lost 0.01% in the last five trading days and dropped 0.21% in the last 4 weeks. The Home Depot, Inc. is up 2.67% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 4.1%. Home Depot (The) (NYSE:HD): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $135.93, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $136.55 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $135.93 and closed the trading day at $136.22, in the green by 0.65%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,960,036. The stock had closed at $135.34 in the previous days trading.

The Home Depot, Inc. (The Home Depot) is a home improvement retailer. The Home Depot stores sell an assortment of building materials, home improvement products and lawn and garden products and provide services. The Home Depot stores average approximately 104,000 square feet of enclosed space, with approximately 24,000 additional square feet of outside garden area. The Home Depot stores serve three primary customer groups: do-it-yourself (DIY) customers, do-it-for-me (DIFM) customers and professional customers. As of December 31, 2014, the Company had 2,269 The Home Depot stores, which included 1,977 stores in the United States, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories of the United States Virgin Islands and Guam; 181 stores in Canada, and 111 stores in Mexico.

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