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  • Revenues ($M)$88,519
  • Revenue Percent Change6.4%
  • Profits ($M)$7,009
  • Profits Percent Change10.5%
  • Assets ($M)$42,549
  • Employees385,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$167,181
  • Previous Rank33
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A+

Home Depot has been nailing it, quarter after quarter. The do-it-yourself home improvement retailer has benefited from the housing recovery and people’s willingness to invest in big home projects now that they’re more confident that their homes will keep their value. Newish CEO Craig Menear has kept the momentum going, building up Home Depot’s e-commerce and expanding its private label products contractors swear by. Big-ticket items like power washers and lumber have been selling well. The only leaky faucet in its business outlook is the specter of higher interest rates that could slow housing market. Still, all signs point to continued momentum. Home Depot expects 1.9 million households will form this year, up from 1.3 million last year. And with nearly two-thirds of U.S. homes older than 30 years old, there will be need for home improvement products for a long time.

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Company Info

CEO
Craig A. Menear
Sector
Retailing
Industry
Specialty Retailers: Other
HQ Location
Atlanta, GA
Websitehttp://www.homedepot.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees385,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$88,5196.4%
Profits ($M)$7,00910.5%
Assets ($M)$42,549-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,316-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$167,181-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.9%
Profits as % of Assets16.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity111%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.46
EPS % Change (from 2014)15.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)22.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)28.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)33.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)15.4%