Home Depot (NYSE:HD) Beats Street’s Expectations – HD, LOW, LL, BLDR, SIRI

Shares of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) surged 3.63% on Tuesday after it declared net income surged faintly in the Q3, as glimmers of a housing market recovery and storm-preparation added to sales and offset costs connected to closing stores in China.

Results tops anticipations and the firm also increased its estimates for the year. Shares surged about 4%.

CFO Carol Tome stated that their customers are still very much in turmoil.

He articulated in a statement that their Q3 results were improved than they anticipated and reflected, in part, what they believe is the start of the path toward the healing of the housing market.

Customer transactions over $900, around 20% of sales, increased 4.3% during the quarter, driven by buys of appliances, flooring and kitchens.

Moving readers toward the broader market, let’s consider percentage change in stocks prices of other stocks in the similar sector who contribute major role in the market that includes Lowe’s Companies, Inc (NYSE:LOW) increased +0.03%, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) slid -1.67%, Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) which also decreased -7.36% and Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) closed down -3.23%.

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) stock’s trade at beginning with a price of $63.24 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $63.50 other than when day-trade ended the stock finally declined -3.01% to $61.47.

The stock is going forward its 52 week low with 73.10% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -4.61%. HD last month stock price volatility remained 1.71%.

HD stock institutional ownership remained 74.44% while insider ownership included 0.14%. In its share capital HD has 1.51 billion outstanding shares among them 1.51 billion shares have been floated in market exchange.

Company’s beta coefficient included 0.82. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.

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Published by Fiona Gibson

Fiona is a finance graduate and an expert in analyzing market trends.

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