Home Depot Dividend yield

 Price  288.42
 Dividend  7.61
 Earnings  15.93
 Cash-flow  16.02
 Book value  0.00
 Equity  0.00

Home Depot is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Home Depot is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Home Depot paid a total dividend of 7,861 million USD last year, for a market value of 297,938 millions (Market Cap 297,719 millions). Dividend per share of Home Depot is 7.61 USD, and his stock market price 288.42 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Home Depot has a dividend yield of 2.64%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Home Depot dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Home Depot

Home Depot Dividend Payout

About the ability of Home Depot to maintain his current dividend of USD 7.61 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.64%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Home Depot payout on ernings is currently 47.77%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 40.22% and 31.04% respectively. Both figures show that Home Depot can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Home Depot is USD 16.02 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 7.61, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Home Depot, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Home Depot payout

Home Depot Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Home Depot Stock performance

Finally, last moth Home Depot showed a return of -4.20% compared to a worldwide -0.44% average, and a 0.78% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -11.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -6.34%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Home Depot stock and market return