Home Depot 2nd-quarter Profit Rises 14 Percent, Tops Estimate | Fox Business

The home-improvement retailer said revenue rose nearly 6 percent to $23.81 billion from $22.52 billion in the same quarter a year earlier, and beat Wall Street forecasts. Analysts expected $23.57 billion, according to Zacks. Home Depot shares have risen $1.25, or 1.5 percent, to $83.59 since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has climbed nearly 7 percent. The stock has increased $8.45, or 11 percent, in the last 12 months. _____ This story was generated automatically by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research.
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