August 4, 2015

A big news day for Central Garden & Pet includes sales and earnings gains.

July 16, 2015

By most measures, Sherwin-Williams had a strong second quarter.  

May 27, 2015

Sales were down, earnings were up and the performance was in line with expecations, according to CEO Gary Hendrickson.

May 19, 2015

The world's largest home improvement retailer saw double-digit earnings growth in the first quarter, though data-breach repercussions linger.

May 1, 2015

Newell Rubbermaid reported core sales growth of 4.7% in the first quarter, as well as measurable progress on its strategic growth initiatives.

April 23, 2015

Stanley Black & Decker had modest growth to report during the first quarter of 2015, with revenue growth of 0.5% attributable to price and volume increases offset by the negative impact of currency.

February 25, 2015

Lumber Liquidators reported declines in its net income, but that's not stopping the retailer from opening 30-35 new stores this year.

February 24, 2015

Trex Company announced "record" results and double-digit sales gains, even though fourth-quarter earnings declined compared to last year. 

February 18, 2015

"Although 2014 started slow, we were able to finish strong with double-digit growth in both sales and profits,” said CEO Matthew Missad.

February 4, 2015

CEO Chris Klein pointed to high-performing categories that boosted sales in fiscal 2014.

February 4, 2015

Despite a wider net loss, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company reported double-digit sales growth for the first quarter of the year, gains the company primarily attributes to a host of recent acquisitions.

January 7, 2015

"During the quarter we experienced slow but steady growth of our multi-purpose maintenance products," said Garry Ridge, WD-40 Company's president and CEO.

November 18, 2014

Another quarter, another billion-and-a half dollars in earnings for the world’s largest home improvement retailer.

In spite of a widespread data breach and with a new CEO at the helm, the Home Depot reported sales of $20.5 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2014, a 5.4% increase from the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Comparable store sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 were positive 5.2%, and comp sales for U.S. stores were positive 5.8%.

November 5, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro reported fourth quarter and full-year results for 2014, reflecting on a year of beating expectations despite weather-related setbacks and other hurdles.

October 31, 2014

Newell Rubbermaid net sales for the third quarter came in at $1.48 billion, up 1.3% from last year's $1.47 billion.

The company didn't fare so well in terms of net income: this year's $122.3 million was down from 2013's $193.3 million.

Describing the quarterly performance, Newell Rubbermaid president and CEO Michael Polk focused on more granular results, where there was a sunnier outlook.

October 22, 2014

Lumber Liquidators reported sales gains for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, though its revenues fell on the lower end of its guidance and below those of Wall Street.

The company also updated its full-year expectations for 2014: net sales are expected to fall within the range of $1.05 billion to $1.065 billion, compared to $1.05 billion to $1.10 billion. Earnings per diluted share are expected to come in at a range of $2.38 to $2.52, down from the previous guidance of $2.65 to $3.00.

October 14, 2014

Armstrong World Industries' stock declined Monday after the company announced it was lowering its full-year guidance, citing price pressure challenges.

Armstrong's 2014 guidance now points to sales between $2.68 million and $2.72 million, as well as adjusted EBITDA between $355 million and $375 million.

September 8, 2014

Elkhart, Indiana based Patrick Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of component products and a distributor of building products, has inked a deal with PolyDyn3, LLC.

PolyDyn3, which is also based in Elkhart, is a custom fabricator of simulated wood and stone products for recreational vehicles. It expects annual revenues of approximately $2.5 million.

August 21, 2014

The Toro Company declared that it was well on its way to meeting its previously stated 2014 goals upon the release of its third-quarter earnings report Thursday.

Sales for the quarter were up 11.3% year-over-year to what Toro referred to as a "record $567.5 million," riding a wave of strong retail demand across its various segments.

Net earnings of $50.0 million were also up in comparison to last year's $40.1 million.

August 20, 2014

On Wednesday morning, it was Lowe's turn to deliver strong quarterly earnigns.

And the Mooresville, North Carolina-based retail giant did just that. The company reported net earnings of $1.04 billion for the quarter ended Aug. 1, marking a 10.4% increase over the second quarter last year. Sales for the quarter were up 5.7% to $16.6 billion, as comparable-store sales were up 4.4%.

"We were able to recover most of the outdoor product sales missed in the first quarter due to unfavorable weather conditions," said Robert Niblock, president and CEO.

August 19, 2014

Home Depot's net earnings crossed the $2 billion mark in the second quarter, as spring business for the world's largest home improvement retailer rebounded along with core departments.

Net earnings of $2.050 billion were up 14.2% from the same quarter last year. Net sales rose 5.7% to $23.811 billion. Comparable store sales were positive 5.8% -- and positive 6.4% for U.S. stores.

August 12, 2014

Valspar announced its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, posting double-digit sales growth that warranted an increase in the company's fiscal 2014 sales growth guidance.

Net sales of $1.20 billion for the quarter represented a 10.5% year-over-year increase.

The company reported net income of $97.83 million, up from $93.81 in the same quarter last year.

August 4, 2014

Shares of Trex Company jumped on Monday following the release of an exceptionally strong second-quarter earnings report, results which the company attributed to pent-up demand and the success of its various initiatives.

Net sales increased 23% year-over-year to $121.3 million, compared to $98.6 million in 2013.

Net income for the three months ended June 30 was $15.2 million, up 62% from last year's earnings of $13.2 million. This takes into account a $9.1 million increase in income taxes after Trex exited its tax valuation allowance at the end of last year.

July 25, 2014

Stanley Black & Decker's second-quarter performance saw slow sales growth mixed with strong net earnings.

The company reported net sales of $2.9 billion for the three months ended June 28, up 1% compared to the same period last year. Net earnings attributable to common shareholders was $216.5 million, up from $187.1 million in the second quarter of 2013.