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Lawton Development elects chairman

Friday, 19 May 2017 01:39am EDT

May 19(Reuters) - Lawton Development Co Ltd <600209.SS> ::* Says it elects Gao Song as chairman .

Lowe's agrees to buy maintenance supply headquarters

Thursday, 18 May 2017 06:00am EDT

May 18 (Reuters) - Lowe's Companies Inc ::Lowe's announces agreement to acquire maintenance supply headquarters.Transaction value of $512 million.Lowe's announces agreement to acquire maintenance supply headquarters.Total transaction value of $512 million.Says transaction is expected to be accretive to Lowe's earnings in fiscal 2017.

Universal Engeisha to sell Kyoto-based unit for 18.7 mln yen

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:35pm EDT

May 18(Reuters) - Universal Engeisha Co Ltd <6061.T>:Says it will sell its entire 210 shares (a 100 percent stake) of its Kyoto-based unit engaged in landscaping business, to Horikiriteien, for 18.7 million yen .Says transaction date will be May 18.

Home Depot on conf call- Q1 drivers behind increase in big-ticket purchases were appliances, flooring and roofing

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 10:03am EDT

May 16 (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc :On conf call- Q1 online sales grew approximately 23%.On conf call- Q1 Interline sales growth outpaced the company average.On conf call- appliances, lumber and flooring had double-digit comps in Q1.On conf call- building materials, millwork, hardware, lighting, paint and outdoor garden grew below the company average in Q1.Commodity price inflation in lumber, building materials and copper positively impacted average ticket growth by about 75 basis points.In Q1, transactions over $900, which represent approximately 20% of sales, were up 15.8%.In Q1, drivers behind increase in big-ticket purchases were appliances, flooring and roofing.For the remainder of the fiscal year, intend to repurchase approximately $3.75 billion of outstanding stock.CFO- " while U.S. GDP forecasts are mixed, housing continues to be a growing asset class, and our sales thus far in May has been very good".CEO- have invested to take share in categories that overlap with key competitors who have been having challenges.

Home Depot posts Q1 earnings per share $1.67

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 06:00am EDT

May 16 (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc :The Home Depot announces first quarter results; updates fiscal year 2017 guidance.Q1 earnings per share $1.67.Q1 sales $23.9 billion versus I/B/E/S view $23.76 billion.Q1 earnings per share view $1.62 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Home Depot Inc - company reaffirmed its fiscal 2017 sales growth guidance.Home Depot Inc - comparable store sales for Q1 of fiscal 2017 were positive 5.5 percent, and comp sales for U.S. stores were positive 6.0 percent.Home Depot Inc - company also raised its diluted earnings-per-share growth guidance for year.Home Depot - now 2017 expects diluted earnings-per-share growth after anticipated share repurchases of approximately 11.0 percent from fiscal 2016 to $7.15.Home Depot Inc sees fiscal 2017 comp sales will be up approximately 4.6 percent.FY earnings per share view $7.20, revenue view $99.17 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Cafom confirms its objective of reaching 90 million euros of revenue in 2019

Monday, 15 May 2017 01:06pm EDT

May 15 (Reuters) - CAFOM SA ::CONFIRMS ITS OBJECTIVE OF REACHING EUR 90 MILLION OF REVENUE IN 2019.

Swedol April like-for-like sales falls 7.8 pct, cites calendar effect

Monday, 15 May 2017 02:30am EDT

May 15 (Reuters) - Swedol :Apr sales excluding grolls acquisition -7.8 percent year/year.Says the calendar effect was relatively big during the month and sales per day increased by 7.6 pct compared to the corresponding period last year. The number of working days for the period was 18 (21)..

Clas Ohlson April sales match forecasts

Monday, 15 May 2017 01:00am EDT

May 15 (Reuters) - Clas Ohlson AB :Says sales increases by 1 pct in April to 527 MSEK (520). In local currencies, sales decreases by 1 pct.Reuters poll: Clas Ohlson April sales were seen up 1.3 percent, local-currency sales seen down 1.5 pct.Says sales in April negatively affected by a calendar effect of about 7 percentage points, due to less trading days compared with the corresponding period previous year.

Bricorama Q1 revenue down 2 pct at EUR 162.7 mln

Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:32am EDT

May 11 (Reuters) - BRICORAMA SA :Q1 REVENUE EUR 162.7 MILLION VERSUS EUR 166.1 MILLION YEAR AGO.

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