EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of HD Supply. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which is 11.95%. The long-term trend in EPS shows how well the management of HD Supply is adding value for shareholders.

HD Supply is part of the industrial distribution industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Joseph J. Deangelo. HD Supply Inc is an industrial distributor. It provides a broad range of products and value-added services to customers in various sectors such as maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The HDS shares had a previous change of -0.61% which opened at 41.21 and closed at 39.36. It moved to an intraday high of 41.77 and a low of 39.17.

SeekingAlpha:  HD Supply Holdings Inc. (HDS) CEO Joseph DeAngelo on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HDS shares returned 1.65% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.35%. Over three months, it changed -12.22%. In one year it has changed 12.20% and within that year its 52-week high was 46.29 and its 52-week low was 34.49. HDS stock is 14.12% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 40.71 and a 50 day moving average of 39.33. Right now, HDS stock is trading -3.32% below its 200 day moving average and may be a great opportunity to buy, but should check other technical indicators to confirm a buy signal.

SeekingAlpha:  HD Supply 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides


The company has a market cap of $7.2b with 183.8m shares outstanding and a float of 183.0m shares. Trading volume was 3,715,560 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,776,751 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for HD Supply was 5.08 which ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 7.75. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.75. The trailing twelve month EPS is 2.51, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 15.68.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  0.98 (estimated)
07-31-2018:  0.99
04-30-2018:  0.70
01-31-2018:  0.49

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 39.08, which means it might overvalued by -0.72%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 154.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be 1.41

SeekingAlpha:  HD Supply to repurchase additional common stock of $500M

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 48.66%, return on assets is 12.13%, profit margin is 3.83%, price-to-sales is 1.74 and price-to-book is 4.53.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 2  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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