Home Depot, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Sherwin-Williams Company (
). 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%.
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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:
- Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
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%.