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DON'T BUY
He owned this from the late-1990s till 2020 and did a 10-bagger. He sold it not because of the dividend, but a comparison against Lowe's. HD's success largely was a result of organic growth and operating efficiencies. In the past decade, their operating margins moved from 11% to 16.5% vs. Lowe's in a similar, but slower rate. So, he'd rather capture what will come, so he switched to Lowe's
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PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Dec 08/20, Up 30.2%)Stockchase Research Editor: Michael O'Reilly Our PAST TOP PICK with HD is progressing well. We now recommend trailing the stop (from $230) to $315. If triggered, this would all but guarantee a net investment return of 20%.
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PAST TOP PICK
(A Top Pick Jul 27/20, Up 29%) He'd buy it today. Grows dividend quickly, over 20% a year over the last 5 years. Likes the housing sector and home improvement.
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BUY
Allan Tong’s Discover Picks Despite sector uncertainty, HD has been beating its quarters, the last four to be precise. In mid-August Home Depot reported YOY revenue popping 8.1%, earnings and revenu beats, and an 4.5% increase in same-store sales over the year. However, this last number wasn’t strong enough for Wall Street which expected 5%, so shares fell 4% on the news. There remains value in the name. Head to head with Lowe’s, HD wins in several metrics: profit margin of 10.55% vs. Lowe’s 7.41%, ROI of 36.61% vs. 24.11% and dividend yield of 2% vs. 1.55%. Read 3 Recovering Stocks to Consider for our full analysis.
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SELL
HD vs. LOW He had owned HD for close to 20 years, and had done well. You don't stop doing research after buying a company. His research showed that Lowe's was catching up. Lowe's trades 5x cheaper than HD, margins are lower but expanding. See his Top Picks today.
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COMMENT
Earlier this week, Home Depot's report signaled to Wall Street that DIY consumers are spending on things outside home renovations once the great reopening got rolling. That made Wall Street suspicious of all retailers and sold them off, even good ones like Walmart. Today, Lowe's (and TJX) reported strong numbers and their shares bounced.
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TOP PICK
She's been adding on this pullback. Sector benefited with Covid. Growth of their PRO division is actually greater than DIY for the first time in the last few quarters. Not housing starts that drives them, but housing turnover. Housing shortage encourags renovations. Building out e-commerce, and so operating margins will improve. Yield is 2.16%. (Analysts’ price target is $343.90)
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BUY
It is at a good entry point for a long term hold. Repair and renovation has been very strong. New household formations are still in the initial innings as millennials start to move out of the home.
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BUY

HD vs. LOW Checked back recently with profit taking. He's not worried. Prefers HD, with its long runway for the foreseeable future, longer reach, good treatment of employees, good growth opportunities in Mexico and other places. Fix-it market is reeling a bit because of commodity prices. HD is better managed. Current pullback of 15% or so is a good time to buy. Trading at 20x earnings. Secular long-term growth story. Growth will be somewhat muted after last year's blowout.

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BUY

Lowes vs. Home Depot in the reopening There's still room to run for both. Contractors have a ton of work and a shortage of supplies. Both have risen over 20% in the past 6 months. Home Depot trades at a slightly higher valuation, but is worth it and she prefers HD.

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HOLD

Really benefitted from pandemic. Trading around the 50-day MA, so it's a bit oversold. People are continuing to put money into their homes, and stimulus cheques are helping. Easy money has been made. 10-11% growth rate. Neutral on the name. Other cyclicals will benefit more from reopening.

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PARTIAL BUY
They had a strong quarter, but the rate of growth may be slow going forward. They see strong demand in DIY home renos, though, as the home market strengthens. Also, US households got stimulus cheques in March, and probably spent some of that on their homes. Traffic is returning to their stores as the company invests in e-commerce; 55% of e-buyers come into stores to pick up and buy more stuff. Are well-positioned. Housing prices should remain firm, another tailwind, and many US homes are older than 35 and need work. With Covid ending, young people will move into their own homes and will do some repairs. The valuation is good.
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BUY on WEAKNESS
Perhaps he should own this, because this looks like the most successful home improvement and gardening season in years. They report Tuesday. But HD may sell off after the report as usual, so buy then.
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PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick Dec 31/20, Up 25%) Home renovation has benefited them. It is stronger than Lowes right now, because Lowes is going through some restructuring.

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BUY

HD vs. LOW Staying at home has benefited both. Post-pandemic, they can benefit even further from pent-up demand for larger, professional contracts. LOW has outperformed HD since last March, trading at 20x earnings vs. 24x for HD. LOW has a stronger growth rate, 14% vs. HD at 9%. Both names are great, but LOW gets the edge.

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Home Depot(HD-N) Rating

Ranking : 5 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 20

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 1

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 3

Total Signals / Votes : 24

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On 2021-10-20, Home Depot (HD-N) stock closed at a price of $358.23.