The Home Depot Declares Second Quarter Dividend of 39 Cents

ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home 
improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a 
second quarter cash dividend of 39 cents per share. The dividend is payable on 
September 19, 2013, to shareholders of record on the close of business on 
September 5, 2013. This is the 106th consecutive quarter the Company has paid 
a cash dividend. 
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The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, 
with 2,259 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto 
Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 
2012, The Home Depot had sales of $74.8 billion and earnings of $4.5 billion. 
The Company employs more than 300,000 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.

SOURCE  The Home Depot 
Financial Community - Diane Dayhoff, Vice President of Investor  Relations, 
770-384-2666,; News Media - Stephen Holmes, 
Director of Corporate Communications,  
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