Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $1.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 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.
The previous trading day's last sale of HD was $182.44, representing a -15.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $215.43 and a 15.4% 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 $9.73. Zacks Investment Research reports HD's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 1.91%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to HD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HD as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF ( VCR )
- Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index ETF ( FDIS )
- RiverFront Dynamic US Dividend Advantage ETF ( RFDA )
- VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLY with an increase of 1.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HD at 9.89%.
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