The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) witnessed a 16.62% increase from the 52-week low price of $158.09 it recorded on 2018-12-24. Their shares price went up by $0.84 now trading at $184.37. Even though it is still -16.85% behind the $215.43 high touched on 2018-09-12. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 2.2% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 4.61% while it has so far retreated around -8.23% during the course of a year. The stock of HD recorded 7.3% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for The Home Depot, Inc. is set at $203.79. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 10.53% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 71.43% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 25 out of 35 rated the stock as a Buy. 10 brokerage firms of the remaining 28.57% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate HD shares held by institutional investors represents 72.2% of total shares. 105 institutions entered new The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) positions, 933 added to their existing positions in these shares, 1047 lowered their positions, and 98 exited their positions entirely.

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) trade volume has decreased by -18.81% as around 4,512,687 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 5,558,160. At the moment, HD is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 3.61% above its 20-day SMA, 5.9% above its 50-day SMA, and -2.32% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 652.6%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 14.09% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 20.5% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) will likely come at $185.4, marking a 0.56% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $186.44, about 1.11% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $181.8, the lower end of the range. HD’s 14-day MACD is 4.21 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 64.35, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 18.69 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 27.32 percent.

The shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has decreased by -0.24%, and now trading at $134.1 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 3,800,199. This is a decline of -1,905,799 shares over the average 5,705,998 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $134.1 went higher by 26.58% from its 52-week low of $105.94 that it attained back on 2018-12-26. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $162.11 nearly 326 days ago on 2018-03-13.

IBM stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 16.4% while its price climbed by 17.97% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 0.1% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $142.63. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 6.36% from its current trading price.6 out of 22 Wall Street analysts which represents 27.27% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 59.09 rated it as a hold, with 13.64 of analysts rating it as a sell.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 31.1%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 0.96% per year, following the -4% drop that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 7.23% above its 20-day SMA, 10.9% above its 50-day SMA, and -2.03% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate International Business Machines Corporation shares held by institutional investors is 59.3%. 93 institutions jumped in to acquire International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) fresh stake, 763 added to their current holdings in these shares, 989 lowered their positions, and 126 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 1.7 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 79.06, which shows that its stock has been overbought. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 34.03 percent, which is more when compared to that of the 50-day’s 31.95 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $135.08, sporting a 0.73% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $136.07, representing nearly 1.45% premium to the current market price of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $132.37, the lower end of the range.