Battle Rages on Between Home Depot and Lowe's in Home Improvement Arena

While Home Depot reigned supreme as the world's largest home center and Wall Street's favorite home improvement stock for many years, growth at Lowe's, the second-largest home center, is actually outpacing that of Home Depot and many stock analysts now say Lowe's has brighter long-range growth potential.

Both companies reported solid first-quarter growth. Lowe's, Wilkesboro, N.C., reported a 54 percent jump in quarterly earnings on a sharper than expected rise in sales. For the first

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