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35. Home Depot
Home Depot
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 35 (Previous rank: 30)
CEO: Francis S. Blake
Was this company a 2011 top stock?

The turbulent housing market hasn't made business easy for Home Depot, but with good weather and a modestly improving economy on its side, the nation's second-largest specialty retailer has managed to come out strong. The company ended 2011 with $70.4 billion in revenue, up 3.5% from 2010. The home improvement company's positive performance was due in part to a combination of mild weather patterns as well as an increase in business from professional contractors.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2010
Revenues 70,395.0 3.5
Profits 3,883.0 16.3
Assets 40,518.0
Stockholders' equity 17,898.0
Market value (3/29/2012) 76,026.1
Profits as % of  
Revenues 5.5
Assets 9.6
Stockholders' equity 21.7
Earnings per share  
2011 $ 2.47
% change from 2010 22.9
2001-2011 annual growth rate % 6.7
Total return to investors %
2011 23.3
2001-2011 annual rate 0.1
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Costco Wholesale 24 88,915.0
2 Home Depot 35 70,395.0
3 Best Buy 53 50,272.0
4 Lowe's 54 50,208.0
5 Staples 114 25,022.2
6 Toys "R" Us 194 13,909.0
7 Office Depot 233 11,489.5
8 GameStop 273 9,550.5
9 Bed Bath & Beyond 294 8,758.5
10 AutoZone 320 8,073.0
11 TravelCenters of America 329 7,888.9
12 Pantry 347 7,271.8
13 OfficeMax 354 7,121.2
14 Barnes & Noble 360 6,998.6
15 Dollar Tree 373 6,630.5
16 Advance Auto Parts 392 6,170.5
17 PetSmart 400 6,113.3
18 O'Reilly Automotive 424 5,788.8
19 Dick's Sporting Goods 466 5,211.8
20 Big Lots 467 5,202.3
21 Casey's General Stores 473 5,140.2
22 Susser Holdings 486 4,873.8
Issue date: May 21, 2012
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2012.
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Home Depot
2455 Paces Ferry Rd. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30339
770-433-8211
www.homedepot.com
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