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Why We Think The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Could Be Worth Looking At

Simply Wall St

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD), there's is a dependable dividend payer with a strong history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Home Depot here.

Established dividend payer with proven track record

Over the past few years, HD has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 24% Not surprisingly, HD outperformed its industry which returned 5.6%, giving us more conviction of the company's capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward.

NYSE:HD Income Statement, September 16th 2019

HD is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

NYSE:HD Historical Dividend Yield, September 16th 2019

Next Steps:

For Home Depot, I've put together three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for HD’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for HD’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are HD’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of HD? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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