Home Depot, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.29 per share scheduled for December 13,
2012. Shareholders who purchased HD stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th
quarter that HD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $64.09, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $64.09,
representing a -0.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.44 and
a 76.02% increase over the 52 week low of $36.41.
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 $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 22.48%, compared to an
industry average of 27.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to HD through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have HD as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction Index Fund (
- PowerShares Buyback Achievers (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth (
The top-performing ETF of this group is ITB with an increase of
26.64% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of HD at 5.93%.