Home Improvement Stores Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Home Depot, Lowe's, Lumber Liquidators, and Tile Shop

Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Stock-Callers.com directs investors' attention to the Home Improvement Stores space, which is nearing full recovery given to higher sale of homes. We turn to these stocks today: The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), Lowe's Cos. Inc. (NYSE: LOW), Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL), and Tile Shop Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TTS). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their freenotes at:


The Home Depot 

Shares in Atlanta, Georgia-based The Home Depot Inc. ended Wednesday's session at $136.31, which was a slight drop of 0.32%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.03 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 9.34% in the last one month, 0.93% in the previous three months, and 4.17% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.88% and 6.56% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Home Depot, which operates as a home improvement retailer, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.12.

On June 23rd, 2016, research firm Nomura upgraded the Company's stock ratings from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Visit us today and access our complete notes on HD at:



Mooresville, North Carolina-based Lowe's Cos. Inc.'s stock fell 0.37%, closing the day at $80.76 with a total volume of 2.92 million shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 6.27% in the last month, 5.42% over the previous three months, and 7.48% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 1.95% above its 50-day moving average and 8.83% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Lowe's, which offers products for home maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating, have an RSI of 52.07. The complimentary notes on LOW can be accessed at:


Lumber Liquidators Holdings 

On Wednesday, shares in Toano, Virginia headquartered Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. recorded a trading volume of 4.21 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. The stock ended the day with a correction of 11.07% at $15.10. The Company's shares have gained 5.67% in the past month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.57% and 6.23%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Lumber Liquidators, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories, have an RSI of 41.16.

On July 27th, 2016, Lumber Liquidators announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30th, 2016. The company reported that net sales in the second quarter of 2016 were $238.1 million, a decrease of 4.0% from the second quarter of 2015. Non-comparable store net sales increased $8.1 million over the comparable prior year period.  The Company opened four new stores during the second quarter of 2016. Gross margin was 29.7% in the second quarter of 2016 as compared to 25.1% in the prior year period. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest notes on LL at:


Tile Shop Holdings 

Plymouth, Minnesota headquartered Tile Shop Holdings Inc.'s stock rose 1.16%, finishing yesterday's session at $17.42. A total volume of 556,038 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 491,230 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.22% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 8.15%. Additionally, shares of Tile Shop Holdings, which operates as a specialty retailer of manufactured and natural stone tiles, setting and maintenance materials, and related accessories in the U.S., have an RSI of 35.63.

On July 19th, 2016, Tile Shop Holdings announced results for its second quarter ended June 30th, 2016.  The company reported that net sales grew 11.3% to $84.3 million for the second quarter of 2016 compared to $75.7 million for the second quarter of 2015. The $8.6 million increase in net sales was due to a comparable store sales increase of 8.2%, or $6.2 million in the quarter and incremental net sales of $2.4 million from stores not included in the comparable store base. Get free access to your notes on TTS at:



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