Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Tops Q1 EPS by 6c; Boosts FY13 Outlook

May 21, 2013 6:04 AM EDT
Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported Q1 EPS of $0.83, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $0.77. Revenue for the quarter came in at $19.1 billion versus the consensus estimate of $18.69 billion.

Boosts FY2013 EPS outlook to at least $3.52, versus the consensus of $3.54. Sees sales to be up approximately 2.8 percent with comparable store sales up approximately 4.0 percent for the year.

The Company's earnings-per-share guidance includes the benefit of its year-to-date share repurchases and intent to repurchase $4.4 billion in additional shares over the remainder of the year, which will bring the total dollar amount of shares repurchased to $6.5 billion for the year.

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