Home Depot, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HD stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
34.48% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $78.66, the dividend yield is 1.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $78.66,
representing a -3.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.56 and
a 64.73% increase over the 52 week low of $47.75.
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 $3.15. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.41%, compared to an
industry average of 14.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VCR with an increase of
16.07% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of HD at 6.54%.