Analysts expect HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) to report earnings of $0.96 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have provided estimates for HD Supply’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.91 to $1.04. HD Supply posted earnings per share of $0.64 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 50%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Wednesday, September 5th.

On average, analysts expect that HD Supply will report full year earnings of $3.25 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.15 to $3.36. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $3.20 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.08 to $3.48. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover HD Supply.

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, June 5th. The industrial products company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.07. HD Supply had a return on equity of 35.61% and a net margin of 18.40%. The business had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.36 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.63 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 25.8% on a year-over-year basis.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on HDS shares. BidaskClub raised HD Supply from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 24th. TheStreet lowered HD Supply from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st. SunTrust Banks raised HD Supply from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $38.01 to $48.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. Barclays upped their target price on HD Supply from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Finally, ValuEngine raised HD Supply from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.27.

HD Supply traded up $0.98, hitting $44.46, during trading on Friday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,916,321 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,025,771. HD Supply has a twelve month low of $28.97 and a twelve month high of $44.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 2.15. The firm has a market cap of $7.99 billion, a PE ratio of 19.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.86 and a beta of 1.25.

In related news, insider John Stegeman sold 18,826 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.71, for a total transaction of $804,058.46. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 85,194 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,638,635.74. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CFO Evan Levitt sold 23,554 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.60, for a total value of $1,003,400.40. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 27,898 shares in the company, valued at $1,188,454.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 72,380 shares of company stock worth $3,052,459 in the last three months. 0.72% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Amalgamated Bank grew its position in shares of HD Supply by 6.8% in the 1st quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 39,943 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,515,000 after buying an additional 2,540 shares during the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its stake in shares of HD Supply by 4.0% in the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 217,675 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $8,257,000 after purchasing an additional 8,358 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of HD Supply by 2.7% in the 1st quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 361,826 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $13,727,000 after purchasing an additional 9,410 shares during the period. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp raised its stake in HD Supply by 27.0% during the first quarter. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp now owns 178,800 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $6,784,000 after buying an additional 38,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Anson Funds Management LP raised its stake in HD Supply by 793.2% during the first quarter. Anson Funds Management LP now owns 392,125 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $6,610,000 after buying an additional 348,225 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.64% of the company’s stock.

HD Supply Company Profile

HD Supply Holdings, Inc operates as an industrial distributor in North America. It operates through two segments, Facilities Maintenance, and Construction & Industrial. The Facilities Maintenance segment offers electrical and lighting items, plumbing, appliances, janitorial supplies, hardware, kitchen and bath cabinets, window coverings, textiles and guest amenities, healthcare maintenance, and water and wastewater treatment products, as well as heating, ventilating, and air conditioning products.

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