Home Depot puts in another solid quarter

|By:, SA News Editor

Home Depot (HD) reports that comparable-store sales rose 4.4% in Q4.

Comp sales in the U.S. rose 4.9% during the period.

Total expenses fell 4% in Q4 to $4.43B as the company lightened up on SG&A costs.

For FY14, Home Depot sees sales growth of 4.8% and operating margin expansion of 70 bps. EPS is expected to land at $4.38.

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