Insider Bets Paying Off At HD As New 52-Week High Reached

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Home Depot Inc (Symbol: HD) touched a new 52-week high of $154.65/share. That’s a 29.74% rise, or $35.45 per share from the 52-week low of $119.20 set back on 11/01/2016. That means at today’s intraday high, any investor who purchased HD stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.

Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, HD has seen 2 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

The chart below shows where HD has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

Home Depot Inc Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Tuesday, HD shares are changing hands at $153.14/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.

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