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This company benefited from hurricanes Harvey, Irma

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Home Depot beat analysts' third-quarter revenue and earnings estimates on higher demand from areas hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Reuters reports.

The largest U.S. home improvement chain posted net income of $2.17 billion, or $1.84 per share, up from $1.97 billion a year earlier. Net sales rose 8 percent to $25 billion.

Analysts forecasted earnings of $1.82 per share and revenue of $24.55 billion.

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