The Home Depot, Inc. Announces Rise In Q2 Profit, Beats estimates

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) reported earnings for its second quarter that increased from last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $4.81 billion, or $4.53 per share. This compares with $4.33 billion, or $4.02 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $4.43 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 8.1% to $41.12 billion from $38.05 billion last year.

The Home Depot, Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $4.81 Bln. vs. $4.33 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $4.53 vs. $4.02 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $4.43
-Revenue (Q2): $41.12 Bln vs. $38.05 Bln last year.

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