More on Home Depot's (HD) Q3: The company showed broadly better-than-expected results for the...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on Home Depot's (HD) Q3: The company showed broadly better-than-expected results for the quarter with the slow housing recovery as a backdrop. No specific breakdown on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on sales is issued. The company's square footage flat was flat for the period. Pacing its growth, the number of transactions increased 1.7% Y/Y while the average ticket size grew up 2.9% to $54.55 - marking the best growth rate for ticket size in four years. Conference call scheduled for 9:00 AM EST (webcast). Shares of HD -0.4% premarket. (PR)