The Home Depot Inc. (HD)

247.02
3.38 1.39
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 243.64
Open 243.69
Day Low/High 242.15 / 247.12
52 Wk Low/High 179.52 / 246.11
Volume 3.68M
Avg Volume 4.97M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.09B
Market Cap 266.10B
EPS 9.80
P/E Ratio 24.25
Div & Yield 5.44 (2.22%)

Macy's Penalized

To state the obvious, the and disappointments are putting a pall under the retail space. My Trade of the Week, Macy's (which was looking great technically), is being penalized. I just added at $15.30. On Thursday M will report - I expect a small los...

Home Depot Sags on Outlook, but a Key Price Will Decide Its Ultimate Fate

Home Depot Sags on Outlook, but a Key Price Will Decide Its Ultimate Fate

A close below $230 would weaken its charts somewhat here on Tuesday, but breaking $216 in the coming days and weeks would be a big deal.

Is the Market's Relentless Advance in Late 2019 'Borrowing' From 2020?

"Most of the world is driven by narrative rather than arithmetic. But over time arithmetic is real and narrative is just that." - Rick Rule, Sprott U.S. Holdings Here we go again, S&P stock futures (+8) are climbing Nicely (Nicely Johnson) into the ...

Does the Macro Matter for Equities? Salesforce Dreamforce Begins, Trading Apple

Does the Macro Matter for Equities? Salesforce Dreamforce Begins, Trading Apple

Tuesday's Dreamforce features a discussion between Salesforce's Marc Benioff and Apple's Tim Cook.

The Book of Boockvar

Retail, the end of the road and other stuff from Peter Boockvar: As you know I've argued that the BoJ and ECB are at the end of their road in terms of monetary activism. An article today from Bloomberg News said "An unprecedented level of concern ab...

The Bears Yearn While the Market Churns

The Bears Yearn While the Market Churns

There is tremendous underperformance by most money managers and they are anxious to make up ground before the end of the year.

Don't Dismiss Friday's Breakout, Retailers Report, Trading Macy's: Market Recon

Don't Dismiss Friday's Breakout, Retailers Report, Trading Macy's: Market Recon

Third quarter earnings season is down to the really nitty gritty. That said, there are still quite a few well known (to the public) retailers set to bring up the rear.

Little Kids, Big Gifts

Danielle DiMartino Booth on retail: September 2019 was the seventh quarter that the building materials sales-to-inventory ratio was negative, aligning with 2007's fourth quarter as the U.S. economy entered recession; falling home prices triggered th...

Home Depot's Bull Run Is Slowing, the Charts Suggest More Caution

Home Depot's Bull Run Is Slowing, the Charts Suggest More Caution

Traders and investors should consider tighter sell stops to lock in gains.

Jim Cramer: We Crushed These 5 Market Obstacles to Get Here

Jim Cramer: We Crushed These 5 Market Obstacles to Get Here

As the indexes touch all-time highs, remember the challenges thrown at us lately are typical of what bull markets thrive on.

Jim Cramer: Nothing's Changed, Except the Prices

Jim Cramer: Nothing's Changed, Except the Prices

The market is throwing a Halloween sale right now that it doesn't need to throw, and that's an opportunity.

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

The stocks of many companies anticipated a more stringent series of tariffs and we didn't get them.

Jim Cramer: What Would Make a Good Stock in This Environment?

Jim Cramer: What Would Make a Good Stock in This Environment?

Let me give you the items I want to see before I bless buying anything in what has become a plain, out and out, treacherous market.

Improved Improvement? I Need More Evidence

Oppenheimer is out with with favorable comments on Home Depot and Lowe's , with the gist of it being that low interest rates are positive for the home improvement industry. In theory I am inclined to agree, but following the August Retail Sales repo...

Closing the Books on September

I mentioned that we've shut the books on September and the third quarter -- so how did things turn out? U.S. equity indicators rebounded in September, which allowed the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to finish the September quarter on a po...

Jim Cramer: Looking for an Edge? Here Are 3 Stock Ideas

Jim Cramer: Looking for an Edge? Here Are 3 Stock Ideas

Let's consider the case of what would be the best odds on favorites to start a new position in the Dow Jones average.

Generally Speaking, I Like Best Buy

Generally Speaking, I Like Best Buy

There are definitely worse places to invest than in the equity of BBY.

Jim Cramer: There's a Wholesale Jailbreak From High Quality Super-Growth Names

Jim Cramer: There's a Wholesale Jailbreak From High Quality Super-Growth Names

Market participants are beginning to recognize that there's no stopping the avalanche in selling of the expensive stocks to buy the cheaper stocks like AT&T.

Jim Cramer: Lululemon Is a Master at Experiential Retail

Jim Cramer: Lululemon Is a Master at Experiential Retail

LULU rocked its recent earnings report and is killing it, generally -- and here is why.

Jim Cramer: Stop Moaning and Start Buying

Jim Cramer: Stop Moaning and Start Buying

Everyone keeps asking me if there's a recession around the corner. My answer: I don't see it.

Jim Cramer: The Economic Worldview of a Recession Deserves a Hearing

Jim Cramer: The Economic Worldview of a Recession Deserves a Hearing

The Fed has more than enough reason to be preemptive in a way it's never been, preemptively positive.

No, I Will Not Buy Shares of Nordstrom

No, I Will Not Buy Shares of Nordstrom

I do think that they realize that they are in a fight, and are being aggressive.

My Tactics

* In a low conviction investment backdrop The S&P Index closed at about 2930 ($293 on ). This compares to my expected trading range of between 2700-2750 ($270-$275 on SPY) and 2900-2950 ($290-$295) - so it's at the upper end of my projections. With ...

Jim Cramer: These Are the Alternate Universes of the Economy

Jim Cramer: These Are the Alternate Universes of the Economy

In one, the U.S. is faltering, and in the other, it's booming -- but there's much more to it than either.

Tariffs and Weather Can't Rain on Target's Parade

Tariffs and Weather Can't Rain on Target's Parade

TGT is widening the divide in retail by navigating headline risks.

Jim Cramer: The World of Short Squeezes

Jim Cramer: The World of Short Squeezes

Remember, shorts are great fuel for exaggerated moves.

Why Indexing Is Inadvisable in Retail

Retailers Light It Up. Here Is My Top Stock Pick in the Sector

Retailers Light It Up. Here Is My Top Stock Pick in the Sector

I'm taking some shares of this recent IPO today.

Target's Earnings: Now That's Execution

Target's Earnings: Now That's Execution

Retail 2019...only the strong survive.

After Home Depot's Upside Surprise, Here's How to Play the Stock

After Home Depot's Upside Surprise, Here's How to Play the Stock

HD delivered blockbuster earnings and we have a new strategy.