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August 19, 2014

Home Depot's net earnings crossed the $2 billion mark in the second quarter, as spring business for the world's largest home improvement retailer rebounded along with core departments.

Net earnings of $2.050 billion were up 14.2% from the same quarter last year. Net sales rose 5.7% to $23.811 billion. Comparable store sales were positive 5.8% -- and positive 6.4% for U.S. stores.

May 20, 2014

The Home Depot this morning reported first quarter sales of $19.7 billion, up 2.9% from last year's first quarter. Comparable-store sales were up 2.6%. Comp-store sales for U.S. stores were positive 3.3%.

The Atlanta-based retail giant also reported double-digit growth in net earnings -- up 12.5% to $1.38 billion. 

May 21, 2012

Lowe’s reported net earnings of $527 million for the quarter ended May 4, a 14.3% increase over the same period a year ago. 

Sales for the quarter increased 7.9% to $13.2 billion from $12.2 billion in the first quarter of 2011.

Comparable-store sales for the quarter increased 2.6%, while comparable-store sales for the U.S. business increased 2.7%.

May 16, 2011

The country's second largest home center chain posted sales of $12.2 billion in its first quarter ended April 29. That's down 1.6% as the one-two punch of bad weather and the weak economy took its toll.

The company's earnings also declined -- down 5.7% to $461 million. Comparable-store sales were down 3.3%.

April 6, 2011

Bed Bath & Beyond reported net earnings of $283.5 million in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 26, up 25.4% from $226.0 million in the same quarter last year. 

Comparable-store sales in the quarter increased 8.5%, as total sales increased 11.6% to $2.505 billion. 

For the full year, the company reported net earnings of $791.3 million, up from $600.0 million a year ago. Net sales for fiscal 2010 were $8.759 billion, an increase of 11.9% from $7.829 billion in the prior fiscal year. Comparable-store sales for fiscal 2010 were up 7.8%.

December 23, 2010

Union, N.J.-based Bed Bath & Beyond posted third-quarter earnings of $188.6 million, up 24.6% from $151.3 million in the same quarter last year.

Sales in the three months ended Nov. 27 increased 11.1% to $2.19 billion, up from $1.98 billion last year. Comparable-store sales for the quarter increased by 7.0%.