A buyer carrying a protecting masks masses lumber at a House Depot retailer in Pleasanton, California, Feb. 22, 2021.
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Home Depot on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings and income that beat analysts’ expectations as the corporate cited continued power in demand for dwelling enchancment tasks.
“Our crew has accomplished a unbelievable job serving our clients, whereas persevering with to navigate a difficult and dynamic surroundings,” House Depot CEO and President Ted Decker stated in a press release.
This is what the house enchancment retailer reported in contrast with what Wall Road was anticipating, primarily based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
- Earnings per share: $5.05, adjusted, vs. $4.94 anticipated
- Income: $43.79 billion vs. $43.36 billion anticipated
Identical retailer gross sales rose 5.8%, in contrast with development of 4.9% analysts anticipated, based on FactSet.
The Atlanta-based firm stated complete buyer transactions slipped to 467.4 million from 481.7 million within the year-ago interval, whereas common ticket grew 9% to $90.02 from $82.48. This might point out gross sales pushed by skilled contractors, who are likely to make fewer visits and buy in greater portions.
Gross sales per retail sq. foot grew 5.7% in comparison with the identical quarter final yr.
For the three-month interval ended July 31, House Depot stated internet revenue rose to $5.17 billion, up 7.6% from the prior yr. Web gross sales grew 6.5% from a yr in the past, which House Depot stated marked its highest-ever quarterly gross sales.
House Depot stated it nonetheless expects complete gross sales for 2022 to develop about 3% from a yr in the past.
Shares of the corporate had been down about 1% in pre-market buying and selling.
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