Home Depot, Inc. (HD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 03, 2013

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Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.39 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $75.05, the dividend yield is 2.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $75.05, representing a -7.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.56 and a 33.14% increase over the 52 week low of $56.37.

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 $3.38. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.21%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.

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:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB )
  • 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 VCR with an increase of 11.09% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of HD at 6.22%.



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 , PKB , SHW , VCR , XLY

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