Feb 25- Winter storms and record cold in much of the United States hurt Home Depot's fourth quarter sales of everything from lumber to building materials. The comments came after Home Depot missed sales estimates and relied on tight cost controls to beat profit estimates in the fourth quarter, which ended Feb. 2.
Home Depot CEO Frank Blake discusses his efforts to improve the veterans' lives and homes. He also weighs in on housing around the world and changes that may be made surrounding health care for his company's employees.
Oct 11- The CDS of big box retailers Home Depot and Target have tightened significantly in recent months, but have the potential to widen in the months ahead as consumer spending is expected to increase only moderately.