Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2013

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Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) 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. ( LOW ) and Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW ). 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 HD Dividend History page.

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 ( XLY )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund ( ITB ).

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%.



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: HD , ITB , IYC , LOW , PMR , SHW , VCR , XLY

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