The Home Depot, Inc. Earnings Climb In Q1

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) announced a profit for its first quarter that climbed from last year.

The company's earnings totaled $4.14 billion, or $3.86 per share. This compares with $2.24 billion, or $2.08 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $3.08 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 32.5% to $37.5 billion from $28.3 billion last year.

The Home Depot, Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $4.14 Bln. vs. $2.24 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $3.86 vs. $2.08 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $3.08
-Revenue (Q1): $37.5 Bln vs. $28.3 Bln last year.

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