News: Home Depot Inc (HD)
29 Aug 2014
Thu, Aug 21 2014
- Home Depot Inc named retail industry veteran Craig Menear as its chief executive, four months after he was appointed as head of the home improvement chain's U.S. retail business.
Aug 21 - Home Depot Inc named Craig Menear its chief executive, replacing Frank Blake, who will stay on as chairman.
* Dow up 0.4 pct; S&P 500 up 0.3 pct; Nasdaq off 0.02 pct (Updates to close)
* Expects spending on home-improvement to grow in second half (Adds details from conference call, CEO interview; updates shares)
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended higher for the second straight session on Tuesday, as robust housing data and strong earnings from Dow component Home Depot overshadowed lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine.
* July U.S. housing starts exceed expectations; CPI barely rises
* Oil at 14-month low (Adds late, closing prices, quotes)
NEW YORK, Aug 19 - U.S. stocks ended higher for the second straight session on Tuesday as upbeat housing market data and strong earnings from Dow component Home Depot overshadowed lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine.
- Home Depot Inc said it expected same-store sales to grow faster in the second half of the year as customers renovate homes with big-ticket purchases such as wood and laminate flooring in a recovering U.S. housing market. | Video
* Raises full-year profit forecast to $4.52/shr from $4.42
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- The Home Depot Names Craig Menear CEO, Effective November 1, 2014
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