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Home Depot Inc (HD.N)

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The Home Depot Inc to acquire Interline Brands
Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 08:20am EDT 

The Home Depot Inc:The Home Depot announces agreement to acquire interline brands.Deal for $1.63 billion.Says transaction is expected to be accretive to the home depot's earnings in fiscal 2015.Says bill lennie, president, the Home Depot Canada, has been named EVP, outside sales and service.Says lennie will continue to lead the Home Depot Canada until a successor is named.Says home depot's financial advisor for this transaction is bofa Merrill Lynch.Will provide an update to its fiscal 2015 sales and diluted earnings-per-share growth guidance to include the impact of this transaction.Says acquisition has been approved by the shareholders of interline.Acquisition, which has been approved by shareholders of interline, expected to be completed during the home depot's fiscal third quarter.  Full Article

Home Depot Inc declares Q1 cash dividend
Thursday, 21 May 2015 04:38pm EDT 

Home Depot Inc:On May 21, declares Q1 cash dividend of $0.59 per share, payable June 18 to shareholders of record on June 4.  Full Article

Home Depot Inc raises FY 2015 guidance
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 06:00am EDT 

Home Depot Inc:Raises FY 2015 guidance.Raised FY 2015 sales guidance and now expects sales will be up about 4.2 pct to 4.8 pct and comp sales will be up about 4.0 pct to 4.6 pct.The Company also raised its diluted earnings-per-share guidance for FY 2015 and now expects diluted earnings per share to grow about 11 to 12 pct from fiscal 2014 to $5.24 to $5.27.Reports revenue of $83.2 billion in FY 2014.FY 2015 revenue of $86.841 bln and EPS of $5.23 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Home Depot Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Monday, 23 Mar 2015 09:20am EDT 

Home Depot Inc:Sees FY 2015 diluted earnings per share growth after anticipated share repurchases of 8.5 pct. to 10 pct., or in the range of $5.11 to $5.17.  Full Article

Home Depot Inc gives FY 2015 guidance; EPS guidance below analysts' estimates; gives FY 2015 comparable store sales growth
Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 06:00am EST 

Home Depot Inc:Expects FY 2015 sales growth of about 3.5 pct. to 4.7 pct.Expects FY 2015 comparable store sales growth of about 3.3 pct. to 4.5 pct.Expects FY 2015 diluted earnings-per-share (EPS) growth after anticipated share repurchases of about 8.5 percent to 10 percent, or $5.11 to $5.17.Reports revenue of $83.2 billion in FY 2014.FY 2015 revenue of $86.5 billion and EPS of $ 5.23 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

The Home Depot Inc declares quarterly dividend and authorizes repurchase program
Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 06:00am EST 

The Home Depot Inc:Declared 26 pct increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.59 cents per share.Payable on March 26 to shareholders of record date as on March 12.Also authorized $18 bln share repurchase program, replacing its previous authorization.  Full Article

The Home Depot Names Craig Menear Chairman
Friday, 16 Jan 2015 08:00am EST 

The Home Depot Inc:Elected CEO and president, Craig Menear, as Chairman, effective Feb. 2.He will succeed Frank Blake, who will retire as Chairman.  Full Article

An opening for shareholders in federal court derivative suits?

Derivative suits against the board members of companies that suffered data breaches appears to be a losing proposition for shareholders. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Thrash of Atlanta tossed a shareholder derivative suit against board members of Home Depot, which was hacked over the course of several months in 2014. Judge Thrash agreed with Home Depot’s lawyers at Alston & Bird that plaintiffs in the consolidated case failed to prove that it would have been futile for sha