The Home Depot Inc. (HD)

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NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 220.90
Open 221.94
Day Low/High 220.68 / 222.31
52 Wk Low/High 158.09 / 239.31
Volume 2.51M
Avg Volume 3.70M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.10B
Market Cap 247.35B
EPS 9.80
P/E Ratio 22.50
Div & Yield 5.44 (2.14%)

It's Not Too Late

"Stayed in bed all mornin' just to pass the time There's somethin' wrong here, there can be no denyin' One of us is changin', or maybe we've just stopped tryin'" --Carole King, It's Too Late Time passes so slowly if you are unware of it and so quick...

Trade Deals, Climate Change Stock Picks, Chipotle Rebounds: Market Recon

Trade Deals, Climate Change Stock Picks, Chipotle Rebounds: Market Recon

Does it not make sense to create a separate portfolio made up of equities that will benefit -- as sick as that sounds -- when an area needs to rebuild?

'Wonder Dogs' and 'Underdogs': 2 Hot Diggity Twists on the 'Dogs of the Dow'

'Wonder Dogs' and 'Underdogs': 2 Hot Diggity Twists on the 'Dogs of the Dow'

Selecting the creme de la creme of last year's top dividend dogs generated an average total return of 8.8%.

Are You 'Feeling' the Markets?

Are You 'Feeling' the Markets?

I'm quite sure the whipsaw action over the past couple of months is driving you nuts.

Shop for the Best in 2019: 6 Top Retail Stock Picks

Shop for the Best in 2019: 6 Top Retail Stock Picks

From smaller-cap specialty stores to some of the world's largest big-box retailing outlets, experts choose their top retail stocks for 2019.

Jim Cramer: What Are We to Make of Today's Market Decline?

Jim Cramer: What Are We to Make of Today's Market Decline?

Is it a retest based on the damage the Fed has already done, the result of a breakdown in trade talks or a sign of a slowing global economy?

Jim Cramer: This Market Takes Its Cue From the Positive and Ignores the Negative

Jim Cramer: This Market Takes Its Cue From the Positive and Ignores the Negative

So far 2019 is proving to be a year where things have a habit of working out right.

No One Has Yet Gotten the Trivia Question Answered Correctly, So I'm Going to Repost It and Give Subs Another Few Hours

This contest is open to everyone, but the prize is two passes to a very special event that I've put together for this Sunday afternoon in Palm Beach, Fla. (Plan accordingly before you enter, as I'm not providing transportation, just entry to the eve...

Trivia Contest

Some of you might have noticed that I briefly posted an item Tuesday about a trivia contest, but we've had to add the disclosures below to make our lawyers happy. This contest is open to everyone, but the prize is two passes to a very special event ...

2019 Stock and Sector Predictions From CFRA Research

2019 Stock and Sector Predictions From CFRA Research

Where are we headed in 2019? The independent research firm's equity analysts offer their prognostications for the year.

Retail Is Getting Clobbered but There Are Some Opportunities Here

Retail Is Getting Clobbered but There Are Some Opportunities Here

The best retailers are still Amazon, and probably Walmart.

It Isn't Time to Sound the All Clear in the Equity Space Just Yet: Market Recon

It Isn't Time to Sound the All Clear in the Equity Space Just Yet: Market Recon

Market participants are smart enough to know by now that when one must venture across thin ice, one does not linger.

Jim Cramer: The Fed Wants a Higher Level of Growth As a Cushion

Jim Cramer: The Fed Wants a Higher Level of Growth As a Cushion

Retail and housing stocks are reacting to what will happen this spring, rather than Fed fears. This is how to play it.

Jim Cramer: What Has to Happen for These Stocks to Be in Favor Again?

Jim Cramer: What Has to Happen for These Stocks to Be in Favor Again?

How hated do stocks have to be before they are too hated?

Foot Locker: Color Me Impressed

Foot Locker: Color Me Impressed

Good quarter. Beat expectations for both EPS and revenue. Crushed expectations for same store sales.

Jim Cramer: Here Are 10 Big Problems the Market Is Facing Now

Jim Cramer: Here Are 10 Big Problems the Market Is Facing Now

We are all struggling to figure out when this rout ends.

Anything Short of Escalation Is a Win in This Trade War: Market Recon

Anything Short of Escalation Is a Win in This Trade War: Market Recon

Pence's speech over the weekend showed no signs of easing tensions with China.

Jim Cramer: The Prism Determines How Stocks Trade Now

Jim Cramer: The Prism Determines How Stocks Trade Now

The perception of the majority right now is quite negative.

Jim Cramer: Here's What a Bull Needs

Jim Cramer: Here's What a Bull Needs

You must hear Nvidia report a good number and you need to hear that Applied Materials won't slash its 2019 forecast.

Jim Cramer: Bear Market Behavior

Jim Cramer: Bear Market Behavior

In reality people just want to get out because they fear they will lose their shirt.

Retail Is Ready to Take Off This Holiday Shopping Season

Retail Is Ready to Take Off This Holiday Shopping Season

The upcoming shopping season could be a strong one for many retailers.

Jim Cramer: Why the Bear Market Appellation Is Worthless and Gets Us Nowhere

Jim Cramer: Why the Bear Market Appellation Is Worthless and Gets Us Nowhere

You need to use the vicious selling to look for stocks that are being stuck even as they shouldn't be.

Don't Sweat Macy's Post-Earnings Stock Slide

Don't Sweat Macy's Post-Earnings Stock Slide

The decline in Macy's shares after a strong earnings report could signal a buying opportunity for investors.

Jim Cramer: Don't Underestimate the China Tariff Risk

Jim Cramer: Don't Underestimate the China Tariff Risk

Estee Lauder's build in of 25% tariffs is the most cogent way to think about 2019.

Jim Cramer: We Need to Think About the Outcomes With the Fed, China

Jim Cramer: We Need to Think About the Outcomes With the Fed, China

I think we have to change the storyline here.

Home Depot's Shares Reverse by More Than $11

Yesterday in my Diary I warned about a negative response to Home Depot's earnings. HD shares, which raced +$5 in premarket trading is now down by -$6.

This Strong U.S. Dollar Is Deadly: Market Recon

This Strong U.S. Dollar Is Deadly: Market Recon

The never-ending strength now seen in the dollar is causing the most pain in U.S. markets.

Housing, Holidays and Heated Competition: A Home Depot Earnings Primer

Housing, Holidays and Heated Competition: A Home Depot Earnings Primer

What you need to know about Home Depot.

A Home Depot Warning May Lie Ahead

Since mid-September, Home Depot's shares have fallen from almost $212 to $181. I would not be surprised if Home Depot issues cautionary forward comments about the next quarter (and for the next 12 months) in its premarket earnings report tomorrow mo...