Home Depot (NYSE:HD)

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Home Depot Makes an Unusual but Very Strategic Acquisition

Before the markets opened Wednesday morning, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Interline Brands, a distributor and direct marketer of broad-line ...
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4 Retail Stocks to Buy That Should Shrug Off Higher Interest Rates

Hardline retail stocks rely on consumers to keep earnings growing, and rising interest rates can put a crimp into what has been a very good sector for investors to own ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Exxon, Home Depot, Lululemon, 3M, Vodafone, Mondelez, Chevron and More

Stocks were marginally lower on Monday to kick off the week, after the prior week was in the red. The one trend that is nearly four years old is that ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Wednesday

June 3, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday following encouraging reports on the U.S. trade deficit (down) and non-farm employment up more than expected. The Fed’s Beige Book acknowledged continued ...
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Average Cost of Data Breach Rises to $3.8 Million

Based on a study of 350 companies in 11 countries, the average data breach costs a company an average of $3.79 million, or $154 for every lost or stolen record. ...
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The Dividend and Buyback War Between Home Depot and Lowe’s

As it has been said over and over, investors just love dividends and buybacks. They also love when dividends grow and when companies renew and expand their buybacks. In the ...
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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Led the DJIA Down on Tuesday

May 19, 2015: Markets opened slightly higher on Tuesday following an uninspired trading day in Asia and a European equities market that was being batted around after a comment by ...
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What Weighs Down Home Depot Shares on Earnings

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 and $20.89 billion in ...
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What to Expect From Home Depot Earnings

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter financials Tuesday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.15 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Monday

May 18, 2015: Markets opened lower on Monday, but the financial and healthcare sectors led the indexes above the break-even line by mid-morning. The gains are modest and trading volume ...
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Top 5 Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting their quarterly results in the week of May 18. We have reviewed the consensus earnings estimates ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove the DJIA Down on Wednesday

May 13, 2015: Markets opened higher on Wednesday but were able to eke out just modest gains by the end of the day. Both the dollar and crude oil weakened ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Friday

May 8, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday after a solid report on jobs. The unemployment rate fell another tick to 5.4%. The election results in the U.K. were also ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Thursday

May 7, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Thursday but the three major indexes all turned higher by mid-morning and never looked back. Biotech and tech stocks boosted the Nasdaq Composite ...
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