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Nov 16th, 2021
Home Depot Sales Top Expectations, Though DIY Rush May Be Cooling
While the average receipt per ring-up at Home Depot registers was higher, customer traffic slowed compared with the period last year.
Aug 17th, 2021
Caterpillar Revenues Rise on Increased Equipment Demand
Second quarter revenue topped Wall Street expectations as construction sales spiked 40% year-over-year.
Jul 30th, 2021
Sales Soar, Profit Nearly Doubles for Home Depot in Q1
Sales at stores open at least a year, a critical indicator of a retailer's health, jumped 31%.
May 18th, 2021
CAT Sales Rise as Dealers Increase Inventory
Revenue climbed to nearly $12 billion thanks to increased sales volume driven by higher end-user demand and changes in dealer inventories.
Apr 29th, 2021
Lowe's Sales Surge as DIYers Take on More Projects
Online sales soared 106 percent year-over-year, while sales at stores open at least a year climbed 30.1 percent.
Nov 18th, 2020
As Pandemic Depresses Demand, Caterpillar Muscles Through 3Q
The company managed to top Wall Street expectations despite rising infections.
Oct 27th, 2020
Lowe's Sales Surge Amid Pandemic's DIY Boom
Second quarter comparable store sales in the US spiked 35.1 percent at Lowe's, and online orders more than doubled.
Aug 19th, 2020
Caterpillar Slashes Inventory as Q2 Sales Fall 31%
Dealers cut machine and engine inventories by about $1.4 billion during Q2, compared to a $500 million increase a year earlier.
Jul 31st, 2020