A buyer sporting a protecting masks masses lumber at a Home 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 because the company cited continued energy in demand for house enchancment tasks.
“Our team has done a fantastic job serving our customers, while continuing to navigate a challenging and dynamic environment,” Home Depot CEO and President Ted Decker mentioned in a press release.
Here’s what the house enchancment retailer reported in contrast with what Wall Street was anticipating, based mostly on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
- Earnings per share: $5.05, adjusted, vs. $4.94 anticipated
- Revenue: $43.79 billion vs. $43.36 billion anticipated
Same retailer gross sales rose 5.8%, in contrast with development of 4.9% analysts anticipated, in accordance with FactSet.
The Atlanta-based company mentioned whole 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 may point out gross sales pushed by skilled contractors, who are inclined to make fewer visits and buy in greater portions.
Sales per retail sq. foot grew 5.7% in comparison with the identical quarter final year.
For the three-month interval ended July 31, Home Depot mentioned web earnings rose to $5.17 billion, up 7.6% from the prior year. Net gross sales grew 6.5% from a year in the past, which Home Depot mentioned marked its highest-ever quarterly gross sales.
Home Depot mentioned it nonetheless expects whole gross sales for 2022 to develop about 3% from a year in the past.
Shares of the company have been down about 1% in pre-market buying and selling.
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