Posted 12:48 pm, May 22, 2014, by Staff Writer , Updated at 12:49pm, May 22, 2014 Email ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) Memorial Day weekend is often when people being working on their home improvement projects. So, what kind of projects can you do yourself, and when should you hire a professional? Scott Mosby from Mosby Building Arts is here to explain. More info: MosbyBuildingArts.com or call 314-909-1800. http://kplr11.com/2014/05/22/when-should-you-call-a-professional-for-a-home-improvement-project/
Home Depot’s first-quarter sales rise 2.9 percent
Home Depot on Tuesdayreported first-quarter of fiscal 2014 net earnings of $1.4 billion, or $1 per diluted share, compared with net earnings of $1.2 billion, or 83 cents per diluted share, in the same period of fiscal 2013. For the first quarter of fiscal 2014, diluted earnings per share increased 20.5 percent from the same period in the prior year.First-quarter fiscal 2014 results reflect a benefit to earnings, net of tax, of $61 million, or 4 cents per diluted share, related to the sale of a portion of the companys equity ownership in HD Supply Holdings Inc.Total sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $19.7 billion, a 2.9 percent increase from the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Comparable store sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were positive 2.6 percent, and comp sales for the U.S. stores were positive 3.3 percent. Save Time Make Money! http://wallstcheatsheet.com/business/is-home-depot-enticing-post-earnings.html/?a=viewall
Is Home Depot Enticing Post-Earnings?
Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) – Home Depot Inc (HD.N), the world’s largest home improvement chain, reported a 2.9 percent rise in quarterly sales as its spring selling season got off to a slow start. Home Depot’s net income rose to $1.38 billion, or $1.00 per share, in the first quarter ended May 4 from $1.23 billion, or 83 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $19.69 billion from $19.12 billion. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/20/us-home-depot-results-idUSBREA4J0A320140520