SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 17, 2005
THE HOME DEPOT, INC.
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
2455 Paces Ferry Road, N.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30339
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|Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
|Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|EX-99.1 PRESS RELEASE OF THE HOME DEPOT, INC. DATED MAY 17, 2005|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 17, 2005, The Home Depot, Inc. issued a press release, filed as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, announcing the Companys financial results for the fiscal quarter ended May 1, 2005.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall be deemed filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press Release of The Home Depot, Inc. dated May 17, 2005|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE HOME DEPOT, INC.
|By:||/s/ Carol B. Tome|
|Name:||Carol B. Tome|
|Title:||Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Date: May 17, 2005