Home Depot, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 03, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HD stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that HD has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $80.67, the dividend yield is 1.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $80.67,
representing a -1.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.27 and
a 33.98% increase over the 52 week low of $60.21.
HD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Lowe's Companies, Inc. (
) and Sherwin-Williams Company (
). HD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 20.95%, compared to an
industry average of 13%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to HD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HD as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction (
- iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VCR with an increase of
12.67% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of HD at 5.71%.