For years it were very profitable times for the shareholders of Home Depot . Also without dividend payments the stock belongs to the outperformers of both the general retailer sector as the American exchange. The received dividends increase the huge gains even further.
The matrix above shows Home Depot 's historical returns expressed in the different entry years in the left axis.The year 2008 is (measured since 2008) with a price loss of 15 percent the worst year. The year 2012 was the best one for the stock, as it gained 47 percent value in this period. The total return since 2008 till current is even around plus 745 percent.
For this year Home Depot 's revenue will be around 107,83 billion USD. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is slightly more than 2017's revenue of 100,9 billion USD.
The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 10,84 billion USD. For this year the majority of the analysts, consulted by press agency Thomson Reuters, expects a profit per share of 9,44 USD. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio is 20,59.
For this year the analysts expect a dividend of 4,07 USD per share. Thus the dividend yield equals 2,09 percent. The average dividend yield of the general retailers is a low 1 percent.
On Thursday the stock closed at 194,41 USD.
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