Is There Any Value Left In The Home Improvement Sector?

Meanwhile, shares of Home Depot are underperforming Lowe’s and Sherwin-Williams, but its 2.4% dividend yield towers over both competitors. Bottom line Home Depot has been focusing on strategic store placement and growth in its technology, unlike Lowe’s, which is taking a store growth and increase in promotions strategy. The problem for Lowe’s is that it will eventually hit a saturation point, and promotions tend to squeeze margins. For investors looking to play any remaining bounce in the housing market, as well as the long-term opportunities in e-commerce, Home Depot is worth a closer look. Your credit card may soon be completely worthless The plastic in your wallet is about to go the way of the typewriter, the VCR, and the 8-track tape player. http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/05/01/is-there-any-value-left-in-the-home-improvement-se.aspx

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