The largest US home improvement retailer posted third-quarter profit that topped estimates as the recovering housing market prompted customers to spend more on home repairs. Net income climbed 1.4 percent to $947 million, or 63 cents a share, from $934 million, or 60 cents, a year earlier, the Atlanta company said Tuesday. Sales rose 4.6 percent to $18.1 billion.
Home Depot Inc. results beat estimates
Globe wires November 14, 2012
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