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S&P 500   4,486.46
DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65
S&P 500   4,486.46
DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65
S&P 500   4,486.46
DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65
NYSE:HD

The Home Depot Stock Competitors

$355.01
+4.60 (+1.31 %)
(As of 10/18/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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$349.00
$355.95
50-Day Range
$320.75
$355.01
52-Week Range
$246.59
$355.95
Volume3.49 million shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$374.66 billion
P/E Ratio24.97
Dividend Yield1.88%
Beta1.02

The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) Vs. BABA, WMT, COST, MCD, LOW, SBUX, TGT, PDD, CVS, and JD

Should you be buying The Home Depot stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of The Home Depot include Alibaba Group (BABA), Walmart (WMT), Costco Wholesale (COST), McDonald's (MCD), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Starbucks (SBUX), Target (TGT), Pinduoduo (PDD), CVS Health (CVS), and JD.com (JD). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

The Home Depot vs.

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

Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. The Home Depot pays an annual dividend of $6.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Walmart pays out 40.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Home Depot pays out 54.9% 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 increased its dividend for 45 consecutive years and The Home Depot has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years.

Walmart presently has a consensus target price of $169.96, indicating a potential upside of 19.96%. The Home Depot has a consensus target price of $340.75, indicating a potential downside of 4.02%. Given Walmart's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Walmart is more favorable than The Home Depot.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Walmart
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
17 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73
The Home Depot
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.74

In the previous week, Walmart had 21 more articles in the media than The Home Depot. MarketBeat recorded 32 mentions for Walmart and 11 mentions for The Home Depot. The Home Depot's average media sentiment score of 0.38 beat Walmart's score of 0.18 indicating that The Home Depot is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Walmart
9 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
The Home Depot
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Walmart has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Home Depot has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Walmart$559.15 billion0.71$13.51 billion$5.4825.85
The Home Depot$132.11 billion2.84$12.87 billion$12.0329.51

The Home Depot has a net margin of 10.55% compared to Walmart's net margin of 1.78%. The Home Depot's return on equity of 709.19% beat Walmart's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Walmart 1.78% 20.22% 7.16%
The Home Depot 10.55% 709.19% 21.85%

30.2% of Walmart shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.0% of The Home Depot shares are owned by institutional investors. 48.4% of Walmart shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of The Home Depot shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

The Home Depot received 331 more outperform votes than Walmart when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 74.89% of users gave The Home Depot an outperform vote while only 62.24% of users gave Walmart an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
WalmartOutperform Votes
1345
62.24%
Underperform Votes
816
37.76%
The Home DepotOutperform Votes
1676
74.89%
Underperform Votes
562
25.11%

Summary

The Home Depot beats Walmart on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HD and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) vs. Its Competitors

TypeThe Home DepotLumber & other building materials IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Dividend Yield1.88%1.67%189.04%2.77%
P/E Ratio24.9722.4221.6927.59
Net Margins10.55%7.85%-11.20%-85.67%

The Home Depot Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BABA
Alibaba Group
2.546 of 5 stars
$166.82
+0.7%
$285.88
+71.4%
-45.7%$453.45B$109.48B20.342,021Short Interest ↑
WMT
Walmart
2.9575 of 5 stars
$141.68
+0.8%
$169.96
+20.0%
-2.1%$395.07B$559.15B39.911,886,000
COST
Costco Wholesale
2.8758 of 5 stars
$461.95
+2.1%
$472.19
+2.2%
+21.1%$204.10B$166.76B43.42214,500Dividend Announcement
MCD
McDonald's
2.8864 of 5 stars
$242.26
+0.0%
$261.59
+8.0%
+5.6%$180.92B$19.21B26.36200,000
LOW
Lowe's Companies
2.7599 of 5 stars
$221.74
+1.2%
$221.68
+0.0%
+24.8%$153.54B$89.60B22.882,021Short Interest ↓
SBUX
Starbucks
3.087 of 5 stars
$113.37
+1.7%
$127.42
+12.4%
+28.1%$133.67B$23.52B47.44349,000Analyst Report
TGT
Target
2.9433 of 5 stars
$253.65
+3.1%
$251.42
+0.9%
+53.8%$123.79B$93.56B20.20409,000Analyst Upgrade
PDD
Pinduoduo
1.8881 of 5 stars
$97.00
+3.1%
$161.62
+66.6%
+15.4%$120.15B$9.12B-269.442,020
CVS
CVS Health
2.899 of 5 stars
$84.48
+1.6%
$94.71
+12.1%
+41.8%$111.48B$268.71B15.502,020
JD
JD.com
2.156 of 5 stars
$82.42
+1.2%
$100.39
+21.8%
+1.1%$110.40B$114.30B23.96242,452
BKNG
Booking
2.3208 of 5 stars
$2,502.13
+1.4%
$2,506.38
+0.2%
+50.0%$102.74B$6.80B248.9720,300Insider Selling
MELI
MercadoLibre
2.6023 of 5 stars
$1,592.62
+1.9%
$1,905.00
+19.6%
+25.3%$79.17B$3.97B-31,852.4015,546
TJX
The TJX Companies
2.8833 of 5 stars
$64.64
+0.4%
$79.28
+22.6%
+14.1%$77.73B$32.14B31.382,021
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
2.336 of 5 stars
$1,852.67
+1.2%
$1,882.57
+1.6%
+38.3%$52.05B$5.98B90.1188,000Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
CVNA
Carvana
2.2277 of 5 stars
$288.94
+0.7%
$347.55
+20.3%
+30.5%$49.87B$5.59B-246.9610,400
DG
Dollar General
2.8523 of 5 stars
$213.70
+0.4%
$243.58
+14.0%
-3.6%$49.86B$33.75B20.47158,000
EBAY
eBay
2.8102 of 5 stars
$74.25
+0.9%
$73.05
+1.6%
+33.0%$48.27B$10.27B3.9612,700
CPNG
Coupang
1.961 of 5 stars
$27.55
+0.1%
$45.86
+66.5%
N/A$47.82B$11.97B0.0050,000
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.9776 of 5 stars
$638.33
+1.5%
$607.51
+4.8%
+36.7%$44.01B$11.60B22.9170,179Short Interest ↓
MTCH
Match Group
2.1014 of 5 stars
$158.23
+1.1%
$165.65
+4.7%
+41.0%$43.80B$2.39B80.321,890Short Interest ↑
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance
3.0581 of 5 stars
$48.40
+1.1%
$55.36
+14.4%
+29.4%$41.87B$139.54B18.33277,000Earnings Report
ROST
Ross Stores
2.9627 of 5 stars
$109.50
+0.7%
$135.64
+23.9%
+15.1%$38.91B$12.53B29.0593,700
AZO
AutoZone
2.1127 of 5 stars
$1,758.49
+1.3%
$1,693.80
+3.7%
+47.4%$37.89B$12.63B19.3380,000
YUM
Yum! Brands
2.5914 of 5 stars
$126.45
+1.0%
$127.63
+0.9%
+28.3%$37.38B$5.65B29.002,020Analyst Report
Insider Selling
FAST
Fastenal
2.3631 of 5 stars
$55.66
+0.1%
$53.17
+4.5%
+23.0%$31.99B$5.65B36.8620,365Earnings Report
KR
The Kroger
2.5944 of 5 stars
$39.21
+1.6%
$38.56
+1.7%
+15.1%$29.16B$132.50B26.32465,000
BBY
Best Buy
3.0755 of 5 stars
$115.61
+1.7%
$128.86
+11.5%
-3.1%$28.44B$47.26B11.8079,050Positive News
YUMC
Yum China
2.5643 of 5 stars
$60.89
+0.0%
$78.72
+29.3%
+13.9%$25.63B$8.26B25.372,020Short Interest ↑
EXPE
Expedia Group
2.1443 of 5 stars
$169.92
+1.2%
$178.37
+5.0%
+87.3%$25.63B$5.20B-15.9719,100
W
Wayfair
2.9835 of 5 stars
$242.33
+1.1%
$321.10
+32.5%
-18.4%$25.18B$14.15B75.7316,122Insider Selling
TSCO
Tractor Supply
2.6769 of 5 stars
$204.50
+3.5%
$202.50
+1.0%
+33.6%$23.38B$10.62B27.2330,500Upcoming Earnings
DLTR
Dollar Tree
2.0814 of 5 stars
$100.95
+1.7%
$109.14
+8.1%
+5.6%$22.70B$25.51B15.90129,772
KMX
CarMax
2.1231 of 5 stars
$137.52
+0.5%
$147.50
+7.3%
+46.7%$22.29B$18.95B19.3426,889
ULTA
Ulta Beauty
2.2031 of 5 stars
$406.35
+0.2%
$410.86
+1.1%
+67.9%$22.09B$6.15B31.2326,500Analyst Revision
Positive News
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.6972 of 5 stars
$148.80
+0.2%
$167.54
+12.6%
+50.4%$19.31B$7.20B31.20177,000
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
2.7502 of 5 stars
$60.88
+0.8%
$72.89
+19.7%
+5.9%$18.78B$4.97B27.805,200Upcoming Earnings
BURL
Burlington Stores
2.1342 of 5 stars
$275.53
+2.4%
$350.28
+27.1%
+30.9%$18.38B$5.76B42.6547,000
BBWI
Bath & Body Works
3.0242 of 5 stars
$66.27
+2.1%
$79.40
+19.8%
N/A$17.52B$11.85B10.1857,350
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
3.0921 of 5 stars
$459.90
+1.1%
$509.70
+10.8%
+15.1%$16.95B$4.12B37.0914,400Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
RH
RH
2.1695 of 5 stars
$689.63
+4.4%
$732.69
+6.2%
+79.0%$14.77B$2.85B40.025,000Short Interest ↓
GME
GameStop
1.2417 of 5 stars
$186.02
+1.5%
$27.50
+85.2%
+1,297.6%$14.23B$5.09B-193.772,021
FTCH
Farfetch
2.1581 of 5 stars
$39.71
+4.7%
$60.33
+51.9%
+47.1%$14.07B$1.67B-4.565,441
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
2.6564 of 5 stars
$222.52
+3.2%
$228.60
+2.7%
+43.6%$14.02B$10.11B23.852,021Analyst Report
News Coverage
WSM
Williams-Sonoma
2.6765 of 5 stars
$185.65
+1.8%
$176.30
+5.0%
+76.8%$13.81B$6.78B14.7716,600
FBHS
Fortune Brands Home & Security
2.543 of 5 stars
$96.96
+2.3%
$104.79
+8.1%
+7.4%$13.37B$6.09B18.8627,500Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Positive News
BLDR
Builders FirstSource
2.1411 of 5 stars
$57.82
+1.3%
$57.38
+0.8%
+72.6%$11.98B$8.56B11.272,020
DKS
DICK'S Sporting Goods
3.4414 of 5 stars
$123.73
+3.2%
$124.79
+0.9%
+101.3%$10.96B$9.58B10.3233,450
FIVE
Five Below
2.3595 of 5 stars
$192.22
+1.1%
$224.00
+16.5%
+39.4%$10.77B$1.96B41.8812,050
TPR
Tapestry
3.0514 of 5 stars
$38.59
+1.6%
$45.50
+17.9%
+97.6%$10.74B$5.75B13.0817,300
LAD
Lithia Motors
3.0639 of 5 stars
$338.44
+0.4%
$388.63
+14.8%
+23.2%$10.24B$13.12B11.1214,538Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 10/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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