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Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

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  • Tue, Aug. 18, 6:50 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reports comparable-store sales rose 4.2% in Q2.
    • U.S. comp was 5.7% for the quarter.
    • Gross margin rate grew 10 bps to 33.7%.
    • SG&A expense rate decreased 10 bps to 17.3% during the period.
    • Operating margin rate increased 20 bps to 14.7%.
    • Merchandise inventory +1.7% to $11.86B.
    • Number of customer transactions increased 2.6% to 420.4M.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Sales growth: ~+5.2% to +6%; Comparable-store sales: ~+4.1% to +4.9%; Diluted EPS: $5.31 to $5.36.
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  • Tue, Aug. 18, 6:01 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Q2 EPS of $1.71 in-line.
    • Revenue of $24.8B (+4.2% Y/Y) beats by $110M.
    • Press Release
    | 4 Comments
  • Mon, Aug. 17, 5:30 PM
  • Tue, May 19, 6:40 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reports comparable-store sales rose 6.1% in Q1.
    • The comp delivered in the U.S. was 7.1% for the quarter.
    • Gross margin rate remained constant at 34.3%.
    • SG&A expenses increased 2.36% to $4.16B during the period.
    • Operating margin rate improved 86 bps to 12.43%.
    • Merchandise inventory -0.30% to $12.31B.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Sales growth: ~+4.2% to +4.8%; Comparable-store sales: ~+4.0% to +4.6%; Diluted EPS: $5.24 to $5.27.
    • HD -1.16% premarket.
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  • Tue, May 19, 6:01 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Q1 EPS of $1.16 beats by $0.01.
    • Revenue of $20.9B (+6.1% Y/Y) beats by $80M.
    • Press Release
    | 3 Comments
  • Mon, May 18, 5:30 PM
  • Tue, Feb. 24, 7:09 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reports comparable-store sales rose 7.9% during Q4 and 5.3% for the year.
    • The comp delivered in the U.S. was 8.9% for the quarter & 6.1% for the fiscal year.
    • Total operating expenses increased 2.3% to $4.532B during the period, led by a 2.5% rise in SG&A expenses.
    • Operating margin rate improved 148 bps to 11.43%.
    • Merchandise inventory +0.20% to $11.08B.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Sales growth: ~+3.5% to +4.7%; Comparable-store sales: ~+3.3% to +4.5%; Gross margin: flat; operating margin: +60 bps; Tax rate: ~37%; Diluted EPS: $5.11 to $5.17; Share repurchase: ~4.5B; Capex: ~$1.6B; D&A: ~$1.8B; Cash flow from operations: ~$9.0B; New stores: 6.
    • HD +3.09% premarket.
    | 4 Comments
  • Tue, Feb. 24, 6:03 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Q4 EPS of $1.00 beats by $0.11.
    • Revenue of $19.16B (+8.2% Y/Y) beats by $460M.
    • Shares +0.20% PM.
    • Press Release
    | 1 Comment
  • Mon, Feb. 23, 5:30 PM
  • Nov. 18, 2014, 10:54 AM
    • Execs with Home Depot (HD -1.5%) were very positive on the start to Q4 during the company's earnings call this morning.
    • Sales for the first two weeks of November were "impressive."
    • Home Depot's home improvement market share rose 23 bps to 27.07% over the last year. The tally includes strong growth in the online channel.
    • Fulfillment centers will cover 90% of the U.S. for parcel shipments next year.
    • Spending in the pros business has been vibrant, according to management. Interestingly, DIY boomers are started to opt for hiring pros.
    • There's a hint from management that Home Depot will raise its dividend in Q1 of 2015.
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  • Nov. 18, 2014, 8:41 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) was a little fuzzy today on how much the massive data breach in September will end up costing it.
    • For now, the home improvement giant is going with $28M in expenses for the current quarter and $34M for FY14. The legal part of the expense equation remains an unknown variable.
    • Shares of Home Depot are down 0.7% in early action as analysts seem focused on the conservative guidance from the company in the face of strong comps.
    • Previously: Home Depot beats estimates, strong comps power Home Depot in Q3
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  • Nov. 18, 2014, 6:59 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reports comparable-store sales rose 5.2% during Q3.
    • The comp delivered in the U.S. was 5.8%.
    • Total operating expenses increased 2.8% to $4.632B during the period, led by a 3.0% rise in SG&A expenses.
    • Merchandise inventory +5.8% to $12.01B.
    • Guidance: 2014 sales growth of 4.8% expected and a forecast for 2014 EPS of $4.54 is reaffirmed.
    • HD -0.8% premarket.
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  • Nov. 18, 2014, 6:05 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Q3 EPS of $1.15 beats by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $20.52B (+5.4% Y/Y) beats by $50M.
    • Press Release
    | 1 Comment
  • Nov. 17, 2014, 5:30 PM
  • Aug. 19, 2014, 6:55 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) reports comparable-store sales rose 5.8% in Q2. Comp growth in the U.S. was 6.4%.
    • Transactions +4.2% to $409.7M.
    • Average ticket +1.8% to $58.43.
    • Sales per square foot +5.5% to $403.90.
    • Inventory +5.2% to $11.665B.
    • Guidance: Net sales are expected to rise 4.8% for the fiscal year. Full-year EPS of $4.52 is forecast vs. $4.41 consensus.
    • HD +3.5% premarket
    | 7 Comments
  • Aug. 19, 2014, 6:01 AM
    • Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Q2 EPS of $1.52 beats by $0.07.
    • Revenue of $23.8B (+5.7% Y/Y) beats by $180M.
    • Press Release
    | 1 Comment
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Company Description
Home Depot Inc is a home improvement retailer. Its stores sell an assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services.