|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||177.97 - 180.40|
|52 Week Range||144.25 - 207.61|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.55|
|Earnings Date||May 15, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.12 (2.32%)|
|1y Target Est||212.88|
Equifax Inc.’s new chief information security officer is adopting organizational changes meant in part to help correct some of the circumstances that led to the customer data breach reported by the company ...
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Can Home Depot and Lowe’s Maintain Their Momentum in 2018? The forward PE multiple is calculated by dividing a company’s stock price from analysts’ earnings estimates for the next four quarters. As of March 13, 2018, Home Depot was trading at a forward PE multiple of 18.7x compared to 20.3x before the announcement of its 4Q17 earnings.
Can Home Depot and Lowe’s Maintain Their Momentum in 2018? Dividends help smooth out return volatility for shareholders, which is vital for cyclical companies, including home improvement retailers. Home improvement retailers’ sales depend heavily on the economy and other macro factors.
Denver-based American Cannabis Company Inc. has partnered with several major retailers to offer a potting mix that will be available online. ACC, a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, has secured online distribution channels with Atlanta-based The Home Depot Inc. (HD), Walmart Inc. (WMT) and Amazon Inc. (AMZN). ACC's SoHum Living Soils potting mix and Dr. Marijane Root Probiotic, manufactured by Earth Alive Clean Technologies, will be available online for these major retailers.
The Home Depot Inc. (HD) has planted a partnership seed with the cannabis industry. The Atlanta-based retail giant joined Walmart Inc. (WMT) and Amazon Inc. (AMZN) in securing online distribution channels with American Cannabis Company Inc., a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry. ACC, which is based in Denver, said Thursday that its SoHum Living Soils potting mix and Dr. Marijane Root Probiotic, manufactured by Earth Alive Clean Technologies, will be available online for these major retailers.
The Dow industrials showed broad strength and is leading the Nasdaq today, but it still lags the tech-heavy composite year to date.
Can Home Depot and Lowe’s Maintain Their Momentum in 2018? In 4Q17, Home Depot (HD) posted revenue of $23.9 billion, which represents a growth of 7.6% from $22.2 billion in 4Q16. Home Depot’s revenue growth was driven by positive SSSG (same-store sales growth) and the addition of new stores in the last four quarters. The company posted SSSG of 7.5% in 4Q17, which we’ll look at in detail in the next part of this series.
Can Home Depot and Lowe’s Maintain Their Momentum in 2018? Analysts are expecting Home Depot (HD) to post revenue of $107.8 billion in 2018, which represents growth of 6.8% from $100.9 billion in 2017. Management also expects to add three more stores during the year and has set its SSSG (same-store sales growth) guidance at 5% for 2018.
Home Depot shares were on a terrific run, but the company's recent underperformance is becoming more pronounced.
The plaintiff, Mikhail Abramov, claimed that The Home Depot Inc. (HD) should be held liable for violating the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act. In the court opinion, Coleman defined the term "deceptive" in her ruling as something that “creates a likelihood of deception or has the capacity to deceive” by misleading a reasonable consumer as to a material fact, in light of all of the information available. "Although the Court finds that the label in question was not misleading as a matter of law, the Court notes that it was not persuaded by Home Depot’s argument that it is common knowledge that four-by-fours are not actually four inches square, and that therefore no reasonable consumer would be misled by the labels in question," Coleman wrote.
Amazon made the investment through its Amazon Alexa Fund. The investment in Ecobee was revealed roughly one week after Amazon paid an estimated $1.0 billion to acquire Ring, a video doorbell maker and a player in the smart home automation market. Ecobee is a Canada-based startup that develops smart thermostats.
Once again, a larger home-improvement rival overshadowed it. Can management turn this ship around?
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Home Depot Inc of deceiving shoppers about the size of its four-by-four lumber. U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman in Chicago rejected plaintiff Mikhail Abramov's claim that the largest U.S. home improvement retailer should be held liable for selling lumber as 4 inches thick by 4 inches wide, when the dimensions were actually 3-1/2 inches by 3-1/2 inches. While not persuaded by Atlanta-based Home Depot that the lumber's actual size was "common knowledge," Coleman said its labels reading "4X4-6'" would not have misled reasonable consumers.
Emory University picked a former health care executive as its newest vice president. The private research university announced Monday that David Sandor will be senior vice president of communications and public affairs, joining the school on March 19. Sandor served as vice president for corporate communications and public affairs for Health Care Service Corporation, an independent licensee of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in Chicago, for more than six years.