Don't Buy Home Depot (HD) Before Checking Its Fundamentals!

After moving 1.6% during today's afternoon session, Home Depot is now trading at a price of $308.43 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $329.97.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer.

Home Depot Investors Should Consider This:

  • Home Depot has moved -1.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 6.29. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Home Depot's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 214.78

  • Home Depot currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.7%.

Understanding Home Depot's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 157,403,000 28,739,000 15 0.0
2022 151,157,000 27,792,000 15 7.14
2021 132,110,000 26,575,000 14 0.0
2020 110,225,000 21,729,000 14 0.0
2019 108,203,000 21,630,000 14 -6.67
2018 100,904,000 19,675,000 15

Over the last 6 years, Home Depot's operating margins have averaged 14.5%, which is similar to the 13.85% Home Improvement Retail industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 33.7%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of 0.3%.

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