Updates, Outlooks, and Earnings Results from Services Sector - Research Report on The Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, Williams

Updates, Outlooks, and Earnings Results from Services Sector - Research Report
  on The Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, Williams-Sonoma, Pier 1 Imports, and
                        Restoration Hardware Holdings

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NEW YORK, December 31, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting The Home
Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY), Williams-Sonoma
Inc. (NYSE: WSM), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR), and Restoration Hardware
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RH). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

The Home Depot, Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, The Home Depot, Inc. (Home Depot) updated its strategic
priorities, confirmed full-year FY 2013 sales and diluted EPS guidance, and
provided full-year FY 2014 financial outlook. According to Home Depot, the
Company expects FY 2013 sales to be up approximately 5.6% YoY and diluted EPS
to be up approximately 24% YoY to $3.72. The Company reported that comparable
store sales for FY 2013, on a 52-week like for like basis, are expected to be
up approximately 7.0% YoY. Home Depot's full-year FY 2013 sales and diluted
EPS guidance is based on a 52-week year compared to full-year FY 2012, a
53-week year. Home Depot informed that its full-year FY 2014 financial outlook
includes sales growth of approximately 5% and 8 new stores. The Company also
reported its long-term financial targets, expecting operating margin of
approximately 13% and return on invested capital of approximately 27%. The
Full Research Report on The Home Depot, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/127f_HD

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Research Report

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Bed Bath & Beyond) posted on the events page of the
Company, notifying that it will host an earnings conference call on January 8,
2013 at 5:00 p.m. ET. The Full Research Report on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0690_BBBY

Williams-Sonoma Inc. Research Report

On December 20, 2013, Williams-Sonoma Inc. (Williams-Sonoma) announced that
its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per
common share. The Company reported that the said dividend is payable on
February 24, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on
January 24, 2014. Williams-Sonoma stated that as of December 1, 2013, the
Company had approximately 94.3 million shares of common stock outstanding. The
Full Research Report on Williams-Sonoma Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8aa3_WSM

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Research Report

On December 19, 2013, Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (Pier 1 Imports) reported its
financial results for Q3 FY 2014 (period ended November 30, 2013). Total sales
increased 9.6% YoY to $465.5 million. Net income was $26.8 million or $0.26
per diluted share, compared to net income of $23.7 million or $0.22 per
diluted share in Q3 FY 2013. Commenting on the results, President and CEO Alex
W. Smith said, "We're pleased to deliver solid third quarter financial
results. Our unique and special merchandise assortments created a
well-positioned value offer that resonated with our customers. Our more
overtly promotional marketing stance drove strong traffic, and our store and
e-commerce teams delivered on conversion. In fact, this year marked a new,
all-time sales record for both Black Friday and the full post-Thanksgiving
weekend." The Full Research Report on Pier 1 Imports, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b370_PIR

Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On December 26, 2013, Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.'s (Restoration
Hardware Holdings) stock declined 0.50%, ending the day at $65.37. Over the
previous three trading sessions, shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings
declined 3.37%, compared to the Dow Jones industrial average which gained
1.60% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Restoration Hardware
Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d987_RH

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