Home Depot Inc. (The) (HD) Closes 0.82% Down on the Day for March 13

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Shares of Home Depot Inc. (The) (HD) ended the trading day Wednesday at $181.14, representing a move of -0.82%, or $1.5 per share, on volume of 4.52 million shares.

Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, operating nearly 2,300 warehouse-format stores offering more than 35,000 products in store and 1 million products online in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Its stores offer numerous building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products, and decor products and provide various services, including home improvement installation services and tool and equipment rentals. The acquisition of distributor Interline Brands in 2015 allowed HOme Depot to enter the maintenance, repair, and operations sector, while the tie-up with Company Store brought textile expertise to the brand.

After opening the trading day at $183.24, shares of Home Depot Inc. (The) traded between a range of $181.08 and $183.78. Home Depot Inc. (The) currently has a total float of 1.13 billion shares and on average sees 4.63 million shares exchange hands each day.

The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $182.08 and 200-day SMA of $188.13, and it has a high of $215.43 and low of $158.09 over the last year. Its P/E ratio is 18.9 and its P/B ratio is 154.82.

Home Depot Inc. (The) is based out of Atlanta, GA, and has 413,000 employees. The company’s CEO is Craig A. Menear.

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