Home Depot Sales Rise

The Home Depot reported sales of $36.8 billion for the third quarter of 2021, an increase of 9.8 per cent compared to net sales of $33.5 billion in the third quarter of 2020. Net earnings were $4.1 billion for the quarter, up 20.3 per cent over net earnings of $3.4 billion in the year-ago period. Gross profit was up 9.7 per cent year-over-year to $12.6 billion. Comparable store sales were up 6.1 per cent year-over-year and the average ticket was up 12.9 per cent to $82.38.