Vanessa Hudgens sports a bright pink wig and spandex pants for her creative costume at the 2013 Electric Run Los Angeles held at the Home Depot Center on Friday night (May 24) in Carson, Calif. The 24-year-old actress hosted the annual event with amazing lighting effects that are synchronized to music during which participants are [...]
Which of these home-improvement retailers is the best way for you to play the housing recovery in your portfolio?
The following video is from Thursday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Charly Travers, James Early, and Ron Gross discuss the top business and investing stories of the week. Home Depot reported higher-than-expected first-quarter earnings. Show More Summary
By Trefis: Home improvement retailer Home Depot (HD) released its Q1 results on May 21. Earnings for the quarter stood at $1.2 billion compared to $1 billion million in Q1 2012, an increase of nearly 18.5%. Net earnings were propelled...Show More Summary
Investors are clamoring for new ways to invest in an emerging bull market in American real estate. Some favorite investments include the likes of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD), which is known for robust capital allocation, dividends, and share repurchases. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) recently announced earnings that beat on the top and bottom line. [...]
The company is to hand out its 105th straight quarterly distribution.
Home Depot is nailing a new shareholder payout to the wall. The company has declared a dividend for its Q1 of $0.39 per share. This will be paid on June 20 to shareholders of record as of June 9. That amount matches the firm's previous...Show More Summary
The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) has experienced an increase in hedge fund interest recently. In the financial world, there are tons of methods market participants can use to watch Mr. Market. A couple of the most underrated are hedge fund and insider trading movement. At Insider Monkey, our studies have shown that, historically, those who [...]
The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Annual Shareholder Meeting Conference Call May 23, 2013, 09:00 am ET Executives Frank Blake - Chairman & CEO Analysts Presentation Unidentified Speaker Ladies and gentlemen please welcome Chairman and CEO Frank...Show More Summary
Home-improvement superstores are doing OK, but specialists are doing better.
Home Depot and Lowe's reported quarterly results this week, but they're no bargains. Home Depot stock is now fetching 19 times next year's earnings, and Lowe's is trading at a still-high 17 times next year's profit target. This would be reasonable if the two home improvement chains were cashing in on the housing boom, but they're not. Show More Summary
If the past five years have taught us anything, it is the importance of the housing market to the global economy. A strengthening housing market has also been widely regarded as a major indicator of a growing economy. However, last week’s new-housing starts report was a bit of a shock to the markets. New housing [...]
We’ve reached that point where even my editor will throw Nest stories at me, assuming that I will want to cover them. He’s right, of course, but I’m not sure what I think about the stereotyping. So when Nest announced that they wereShow More Summary
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up after comments from the Fed told the market little it didn’t already expect. As of 1:25 p.m. EDT the Dow is up 57 points, or 0.37%, to 15,444. The S&P 500 is up 0.27% to 1,674. There was one U.S. economic releases today. The National Association of Realtors [...]
Another bit of interesting market triva: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has climbed for the past 20 consecutive weeks. Of the current S&P 500 members, only two other names have even come close to such a streak since 1982. Home Depot...
Pfizer, Home Depot, and JPMorgan Chase are leading the way following comments from the Fed on QE3.
(Reuters) - Lowe's Cos Inc reported a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by colder-than-usual weather at the start of the spring selling season and strong competition from larger rival Home Depot Inc.
By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Tuesday May 21. Home Depot's (HD) Treasure Trove of Investing Ideas. Other stocks mentioned: Whirlpool (WHR), Cree (CREE),Show More Summary
Last week, animal control officer Michelle Smith of Anderson, SC, got a call about a dog in a ravine behind a Home Depot. She figured it was a local dog who got stuck -- she's seen that before. She followed the dog's bark through some heavy foliage and down steep embankment. Show More Summary
The blue chips moved up 0.3% on Fed comments, and could jump tomorrow as Ben Bernanke speaks before Congress.