6.7% plus for Home Depot

Home Depot from Atlanta/GA, probably the world's largest home improvement retailer, achieved sales of USD 100.9 bn (EUR 81.3 bn).......

in fiscal 2017/2018 from 2/1/2017 to 1/31/2018; this represents an increase of 6.7% over the previous year. Net income was USD 8.6 bn (EUR 6.9 bn), up 8.5% year-on-year.

Craig Menear, President and CEO, announced a 15.7% dividend increase as a result of the construction boom in the United States.

Home Depot operates 2,284 stores in the US, Canada and Mexico and employs more than 400,000 people.