Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $1.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2019. Shareholders who purchased HD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 32.04% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $189.57, the dividend yield is 2.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $189.57, representing a -12% decrease from the 52 week high of $215.43 and a 19.91% increase over the 52 week low of $158.09.
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 $9.92. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 2.12%, compared to an industry average of -.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HD as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF ( VCR )
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF ( SHE )
- iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RXI )
- VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SHE with an increase of 6.14% over the last 100 days. VCR has the highest percent weighting of HD at 7.37%.
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