Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 11, 2014

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Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20.51% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $82.55, representing a -0.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.20 and a 20.65% increase over the 52 week low of $68.42.

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 $3.75. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 17.43%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ( RTH )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 14.36% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of HD at 7.61%.



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 , LOW , SHW , RTH , XLY , PKB , VCR , IYC

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