2. As of noon trading, Home Depot ( HD) is up $1.37 (1.7%) to $80.75 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.8 million shares of Home Depot exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $79.53-$81.15 after having opened the day at $79.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.38. The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. Home Depot has a market cap of $109.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Home Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Home Depot as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Home Depot Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.