Home Depot Boosts Dividend & Buyback As Q4 Earnings Beat The Street

Home Depot's stores were crowded in the fourth quarter

Home Depot's stores were crowded in the fourth quarter

Moreover, the stock is up 5.62% in one month through last close, to $143.00, showing a 14.70% return during the past three months. (The) (NASDAQ:HD) to report earnings on Feb, 21 for the fiscal quarter ending Jan 2017.

Telsey Advisory Group gave shares of The Home Depot, Inc. a price target of 154 indicating a potential increase of 6.19% from The Home Depot, Inc.'s current price of 145.02. Home Depot has increased the dividend-payout ratio to 55% from 50% now. (The) from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating and set a $119.51 price objective on the stock.in a research report on Thursday, December 22nd. After this transaction, the insider's stake stands at 10,065 shares, with a market value of $1439295. (NYSE:HD) Home Improvement Stores is valued at 175032.

At the moment 33 analysts are watching Home Depot, Inc.

Investors expected a price target of 0.08 for this quarter. (The) in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. The firm presently has an "outperform" rating on the home improvement retailer's stock. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

By Looking at Earnings History, Out of 12 Quarters when the Earnings were reported, The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) may hit a high of $168.

The 5 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Office Depot Inc have a median target of 4.65, with a high estimate of 5.00 and a low estimate of 4.00. The firm's 50-day moving average is $137.59 and its 200-day moving average is $131.94.

Total sales for 2016 were $94.6 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent over 2015. The company earned $22.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.74 billion. Home Depot, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 8.23% and a return on equity of 123.29%.

While retailers in other sectors have been struggling, The Home Depot's fourth quarter 2016 financial results marked overall growth for the company, according to a press release by the Home Depot.

Outlook: Full-year EPS of $7.13, below consensus for $7.17, on sales growth of 4.6%, better than Wall Street views for 4.1% growth, with same-store sales also up 4.6%.

GlobalData Retail analyst Håkon Helgesen was suitably impressed, pointing out in a note emailed to Retail Dive that more extreme weather this year contributed to the retailer's good results (e.g., sending customers in to buy snow blowers). (NYSE:HD) Home Improvement Stores shows a Dividend Yield of 1.93% with a Payout Ratio of 42.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 7th. Hilton Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Home Depot, Inc.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.40.

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