D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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D.R. Horton, Inc. ( DHI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased DHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 300% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $18.4, the dividend yield is 9.78%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DHI was $18.4, representing a -19.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.79 and a 57.94% increase over the 52 week low of $11.65.

DHI is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Lennar Corporation ( LEN ) and PulteGroup, Inc. ( PHM ). DHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.74. Zacks Investment Research reports DHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.01%, compared to an industry average of 30.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DHI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to DHI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DHI as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • SPDR S&P Mortgage Finance ETF ( KME )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KME with an increase of 31.78% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent weighting of DHI at 3.65%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DHI , ITB , KME , LEN , PHM , RCD , XHB

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