While the warmer than usual weather in the early months of the year were a detriment to utility companies, those operating in the home improvement stores industry have reported positive quarterly numbers, in part due to the sunshine.
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Both The Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Companies Inc. had impressive quarters, though the remainder of the year may not be as fruitful. In its 1st quarter, Lowe’s managed to increase earnings by almost 30%, as net sales climbed by 7.9% in year-over-year comparisons. The Home Depot also got off to a good start, recently reporting fiscal 1st quarter net earnings of $1 billion as compared to $812 million a year ago. Sales also increased. Register now to have free access to our report on Lowe’s Companies Inc., and to do so please click the link below. http://www.StockCall.com/LOW120612.pdf
While the industry has started well it is not without its headwinds. Some companies have been experiencing weak sales from their seasonal goods segments, and the patchy housing market continues to be a concern. Investors and shareholders of The Home Depot Inc. can simply register for our complimentary reports by clicking on the link below. http://www.StockCall.com/HD120612.pdf
[via Market Watch]