Home Depot announces second quarter earning call

The Home Depot store on Cumberland ParkwayThe Home Depot store on Cumberland Parkway (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

Home improvement retail giant The Home Depot, whose corporate headquarters are in Cobb County, announced the date and time of their second quarter earnings call in a press release.

The conference call will take place on Tuesday, August 17, at 9 a.m. ET.

You can access the webcast of the event by logging onto http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations and selecting the Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon. The webcast will be archived and available beginning at around noon on August 17.

About The Home Depot

The Home Depot was founded in 1978 after co-founders Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank were fired from the Handy Andy home improvement chain in southern California.

The decided to go into business together, and opened three stores in Atlanta.

According to company promotional materials:

The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer. The Company operates a total of 2,298 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2020, The Home Depot had sales of $132.1 billion and earnings of $12.9 billion. The Company employs approximately 500,000 associates. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index.