Photo courtesy Mike Mozart
Photo courtesy Mike Mozart

The Home Depot reported sales of $21.8 billion for the 3Q of 2015, representing a 6.4% increase from the 3Q of 2014. There was also an increase in net earnings for the 3Q of 2015 to $1.7 billion from $1.5 billion in the 3Q of 2014. 

Chairman, CEO, and President Craig Menear said the growth during the quarter was led by growth in transactions from both DIY and pro customers. Expectations for the fourth quarter are also positive:

"Based on its year-to-date results and the outlook for the fourth quarter, the Company expects fiscal 2015 sales growth of approximately 5.7 percent, with comps of approximately 4.9 percent. The Company also expects fiscal 2015 diluted earnings per share to grow by approximately 14 percent to $5.36. This guidance assumes foreign exchange rates remain at current levels through the fourth quarter."

Head over to THE HOME DEPOT website to learn more about how the company fared during the 3Q:

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