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									           The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review

       Reference Code: GDRT35137FSA                                                                                   Publication Date: APR 2011

       2455 Paces Ferry Road N.W.           Phone             +1 770 4338211                          Revenue            67,997 (million USD)
       Atlanta, GA                          Fax               +1 770 3842805                          Net Profit         3,338 (million USD)
       30339                                Website           www.homedepot.com                       Employees          193,370
       United States                        Exchange          HD [New York Stock Exchange]            Industry           Retailing

      Company Overview
       The Home Depot, Inc. (Home Depot) is engaged in retailing home improvement products. It offers products including plumbing,
       electrical, kitchen, hardware, building materials, paint, flooring, and lawn and garden products. It also provides various services
       including information technology, credit card services and installation services. The company caters mainly to three types of
       customers, namely, Do-It-Yourself (D-I-Y), Do-It-For-Me (D-I-F-M), and Professional. Home Depot sells its merchandise through
       2,200 stores across the US, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada, China, and Mexico. The company is
       headquartered in Atlanta, the United States.

      Key Executives                                                               SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                  The Home Depot, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Francis S. Blake                      Chairman                               Strengths                 Weaknesses

      F. Duane Ackerman                     Director
                                                                                                                      Declining Liquidity Position
                                                                                   Improving Financial Condition
      David H. Batchelder                   Director
      Ari Bousbib                           Director                                                                  Declining Market Share in
                                                                                   Global Presence
                                                                                                                      Sector
      Gregory D. Brenneman                  Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData

      Share Data                                                                   Opportunities                      Threats

      The Home Depot, Inc.                                                         Geographic Expansion in            Counterfeit Goods Market
       Share Price (USD) as on 04-Apr-2011                                37.47    Asian Provinces
                                                                            2.01                                      Rising Manpower Costs
       EPS (USD)
                                                                                   Online Shopping
       Market Cap (million USD)                                          58,998

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                    68,202
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                       1,622
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                        Recent Developments
                                                                                   Dec 14, 2010        WD Partners Signs Contract With Pacific
                                                                                                       Northwest   National   Laboratory  To
                                                                                                       Develop Retail Building For The Home
                                                                                                       Depot Through DOE's CBP
                                                                                   Nov 30, 2010        DOE Announces Nearly $21 Million In
                                                                                                       Technical Assistance Projects To Improve
                                                                                                       Energy Use In Commercial Buildings
                                                                                   Mar 04, 2010        Home Depot to reduce energy usage in its
                                                                                                       stores
                                                                                   Mar 04, 2010        Home Depot funds KIB tree planting
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                         initiative
       GlobalData
                                                                                   Feb 23, 2010        The Home Depot reports net earnings in
                                                                                                       fourth quarter
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData




The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                      Reference Code: GDRT35137FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Key Facts................................................................................................................................................................................. 5
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................................................ 6
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies...................................................................................................................................................... 8
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Major Products and Services................................................................................................................................................... 9
      The Home Depot, Inc. - History.................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Company Statement .............................................................................................................................................................. 12
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................................... 14
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 14
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 14
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................................. 15
            Business Description - Home Improvement Business Segment ........................................................................................................................... 15
                  Home Improvement Business Segment - Overview ....................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Home Improvement Business Segment - Financials ..................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Home Improvement Business Segment - Capital Expenditure ....................................................................................................................... 15
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Corporate Strategy ................................................................................................................................................................ 16
      The Home Depot, Inc. - SWOT Analysis...................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            The Home Depot, Inc. - Strengths ......................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Strength - Improving Financial Condition ........................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Strength - Global Presence............................................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Strength - Wide Customer Groups.................................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Strength - Diversified Stores, Product and Service Portfolio........................................................................................................................... 17
            The Home Depot, Inc. - Weaknesses.................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Weakness - Declining Liquidity Position ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector................................................................................................................................................ 18
                  Weakness - Product Recalls ........................................................................................................................................................................... 18
            The Home Depot, Inc. - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Opportunity - Geographic Expansion in Asian Provinces ............................................................................................................................... 18
                  Opportunity - Online Shopping........................................................................................................................................................................ 18
            The Home Depot, Inc. - Threats ............................................................................................................................................................................ 19
                  Threat - Counterfeit Goods Market ................................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Threat - Rising Manpower Costs..................................................................................................................................................................... 19
                  Threat - Intense Competition........................................................................................................................................................................... 19
      The Home Depot, Inc. - Key Competitors .................................................................................................................................................................... 20
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios.....................
								
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