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MA: $247.33
$256.77
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Volume2.74 million shs
Average Volume3.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$269.00 billion
P/E Ratio24.86
Dividend Yield2.40%
Beta1.06

Competitors

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) Vs. BABA, WMT, COST, MCD, LOW, and PDD

Should you be buying HD stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" are considered alternatives and competitors to Home Depot, including Alibaba Group (BABA), Walmart (WMT), Costco Wholesale (COST), Mcdonald's (MCD), Lowe's Companies (LOW), and Pinduoduo (PDD).

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Home Depot and Alibaba Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Home Depot1102312.69
Alibaba Group012713.00

Home Depot currently has a consensus target price of $255.2759, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Alibaba Group has a consensus target price of $252.5414, indicating a potential downside of 3.24%. Given Home Depot's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Home Depot is more favorable than Alibaba Group.

Risk & Volatility

Home Depot has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alibaba Group has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Home Depot and Alibaba Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Home Depot9.79%-496.11%20.48%
Alibaba Group29.16%14.56%9.35%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.7% of Home Depot shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.1% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Home Depot shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Home Depot and Alibaba Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Home Depot$110.23 billion2.44$11.24 billion$10.2524.40
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.23$21.10 billion$6.0343.29

Alibaba Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Home Depot. Home Depot is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alibaba Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats Home Depot on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Home Depot (NYSE:HD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

30.0% of Walmart shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of Home Depot shares are held by institutional investors. 50.4% of Walmart shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Home Depot shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Walmart and Home Depot's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walmart$523.96 billion0.71$14.88 billion$4.9326.51
Home Depot$110.23 billion2.44$11.24 billion$10.2524.40

Walmart has higher revenue and earnings than Home Depot. Home Depot is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walmart, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Home Depot pays an annual dividend of $6.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Walmart pays out 43.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Home Depot pays out 58.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Walmart has raised its dividend for 45 consecutive years and Home Depot has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

Walmart has a beta of 0.28, suggesting that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Home Depot has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Walmart and Home Depot, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Walmart282402.65
Home Depot1102312.69

Walmart presently has a consensus target price of $132.5313, indicating a potential upside of 1.42%. Home Depot has a consensus target price of $255.2759, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Home Depot's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Home Depot is more favorable than Walmart.

Profitability

This table compares Walmart and Home Depot's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Walmart2.81%18.33%6.04%
Home Depot9.79%-496.11%20.48%

Summary

Home Depot beats Walmart on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) and Home Depot (NYSE:HD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.8% of Costco Wholesale shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of Home Depot shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Home Depot shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Costco Wholesale has a beta of 0.68, indicating that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Home Depot has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Costco Wholesale pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Home Depot pays an annual dividend of $6.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Costco Wholesale pays out 34.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Home Depot pays out 58.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Costco Wholesale has increased its dividend for 16 consecutive years and Home Depot has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Costco Wholesale and Home Depot, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Costco Wholesale1101902.60
Home Depot1102312.69

Costco Wholesale presently has a consensus target price of $326.6957, indicating a potential upside of 0.14%. Home Depot has a consensus target price of $255.2759, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Home Depot's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Home Depot is more favorable than Costco Wholesale.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Costco Wholesale and Home Depot's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Costco Wholesale$152.70 billion0.94$3.66 billion$8.1939.83
Home Depot$110.23 billion2.44$11.24 billion$10.2524.40

Home Depot has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Costco Wholesale. Home Depot is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Costco Wholesale, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Costco Wholesale and Home Depot's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Costco Wholesale2.31%22.60%7.56%
Home Depot9.79%-496.11%20.48%

Summary

Home Depot beats Costco Wholesale on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Mcdonald's (NYSE:MCD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.7% of Home Depot shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of Mcdonald's shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Home Depot shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Mcdonald's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Home Depot pays an annual dividend of $6.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Mcdonald's pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Home Depot pays out 58.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mcdonald's pays out 63.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Home Depot has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Mcdonald's has increased its dividend for 43 consecutive years. Mcdonald's is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility & Risk

Home Depot has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mcdonald's has a beta of 0.65, indicating that its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Home Depot and Mcdonald's' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Home Depot$110.23 billion2.44$11.24 billion$10.2524.40
Mcdonald's$21.08 billion6.52$6.03 billion$7.8423.58

Home Depot has higher revenue and earnings than Mcdonald's. Mcdonald's is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Home Depot, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Home Depot and Mcdonald's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Home Depot9.79%-496.11%20.48%
Mcdonald's27.86%-70.25%12.16%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Home Depot and Mcdonald's, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Home Depot1102312.69
Mcdonald's062302.79

Home Depot currently has a consensus target price of $255.2759, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Mcdonald's has a consensus target price of $209.8214, indicating a potential upside of 13.49%. Given Mcdonald's' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mcdonald's is more favorable than Home Depot.

Summary

Home Depot beats Mcdonald's on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) and Home Depot (NYSE:HD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lowe's Companies and Home Depot's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lowe's Companies$72.15 billion1.44$4.28 billion$5.7224.03
Home Depot$110.23 billion2.44$11.24 billion$10.2524.40

Home Depot has higher revenue and earnings than Lowe's Companies. Lowe's Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Home Depot, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Lowe's Companies pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Home Depot pays an annual dividend of $6.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Lowe's Companies pays out 38.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Home Depot pays out 58.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lowe's Companies has increased its dividend for 57 consecutive years and Home Depot has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Lowe's Companies has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Home Depot has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Lowe's Companies and Home Depot's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lowe's Companies6.17%220.44%11.68%
Home Depot9.79%-496.11%20.48%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.5% of Lowe's Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of Home Depot shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Lowe's Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Home Depot shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Lowe's Companies and Home Depot, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lowe's Companies022802.93
Home Depot1102312.69

Lowe's Companies presently has a consensus target price of $137.3214, indicating a potential downside of 0.08%. Home Depot has a consensus target price of $255.2759, indicating a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Home Depot's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Home Depot is more favorable than Lowe's Companies.

Summary

Home Depot beats Lowe's Companies on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) and Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Home Depot and Pinduoduo's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Home Depot9.79%-496.11%20.48%
Pinduoduo-28.48%-37.60%-13.52%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Home Depot and Pinduoduo, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Home Depot1102312.69
Pinduoduo18602.33

Home Depot presently has a consensus target price of $255.2759, suggesting a potential upside of 2.07%. Pinduoduo has a consensus target price of $67.2643, suggesting a potential downside of 22.95%. Given Home Depot's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Home Depot is more favorable than Pinduoduo.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Home Depot and Pinduoduo's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Home Depot$110.23 billion2.44$11.24 billion$10.2524.40
Pinduoduo$4.33 billion22.46$-1,000,830,000.00($0.88)-99.20

Home Depot has higher revenue and earnings than Pinduoduo. Pinduoduo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Home Depot, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.7% of Home Depot shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.0% of Pinduoduo shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Home Depot shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Home Depot has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pinduoduo has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Home Depot beats Pinduoduo on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Alibaba Group logo
BABA
Alibaba Group
1.8$261.01+0.2%$664.11 billion$71.99 billion32.67Analyst Report
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WMT
Walmart
2.2$130.68+2.2%$370.31 billion$523.96 billion24.84
Costco Wholesale logo
COST
Costco Wholesale
2.0$326.23+0.2%$144.04 billion$152.70 billion39.02Analyst Report
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Analyst Revision
Mcdonald's logo
MCD
Mcdonald's
2.7$184.88+0.3%$137.47 billion$21.08 billion24.23
Lowe's Companies logo
LOW
Lowe's Companies
2.4$137.43+1.3%$103.76 billion$72.15 billion23.21
PDD
Pinduoduo
1.0$87.30+3.4%$97.25 billion$4.33 billion-79.36
JD.Com logo
JD
JD.Com
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TJX
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Target logo
TGT
Target
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MELI
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1.3$1,035.83+1.8%$51.49 billion$2.30 billion-246.63
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DG
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ORLY
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CMG
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ROST
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YUM
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KR
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AZO
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Fastenal logo
FAST
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CVNA
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BBY
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DLTR
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W
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YUMC
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QSR
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1.9$55.05+1.1%$16.52 billion$5.60 billion23.73
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TSCO
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2.0$138.42+0.5%$16.01 billion$8.35 billion29.20
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DPZ
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CTRP
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TIF
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EXPE
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BURL
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ULTA
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DNKN
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TECD
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RH
Restoration Hardware
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