Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) Q1 ’22
February 22 | Atlanta, GA
The board of directors of Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.90 per common share, an increase of approximately 15% from the previous quarterly dividend of $1.65.
Year to date, this marks the eighth dividend change for the Washington Crossing Advisors Rising Dividend portfolio. All eight changes were increases. The average increase was 7.46% compared with December 31, 2021 indicated levels.
From the press release: “The Company today announced that its board of directors approved a 15 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to $1.90 per share, which equates to an annual dividend of $7.60 per share.
The dividend is payable on March 24, 2022, to shareholders of record on the close of business on March 10, 2022. This is the 140th consecutive quarter the Company has paid a cash dividend.” 1
About the company: “At the end of the fourth quarter, the Company operated a total of 2,317 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico, including 14 stores in the U.S. from a small acquisition completed during the second quarter of fiscal 2021. The Company employs approximately 500,000 associates. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index.” 1
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