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Wal-Mart (WMT) gave an upbeat earnings outlook for the current quarter after posting earnings per share that topped Wall Street views in its latest quarter. However, sales slightly missed forecasts, falling more than 1% from a year earlier on weak sales overseas.
Home Depot (HD) delivered earnings that topped analysts' estimates, while revenue came in-line with forecasts for the third quarter. Sales rose more than 6% from a year earlier on stronger-than-expected same-store sales growth, as it benefited from an improving housing market. Rival Lowe's (LOW) is expected to report results tomorrow.
Urban Outfitters (URBN) reported revenue that missed analysts' estimates because of weaker-than-expected same-store sales growth in the third quarter as it rang up flat sales at its Anthropologie stores. However, profit and margins improved withRead More »from Wal-Mart and Home Depot profits tops estimates; Urban Outfitters falls on sales miss