|Bid||300.50 x 4000|
|Ask||302.92 x 800|
|Day's range||299.82 - 305.67|
|52-week range||267.87 - 347.25|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.95|
|PE ratio (TTM)||18.87|
|Earnings date||14 Nov 2023|
|Forward dividend & yield||8.36 (2.77%)|
|Ex-dividend date||30 Aug 2023|
|1y target est||344.68|
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) was posting strong gains throughout the worst days of the pandemic. Revenue jumped 19.9% in fiscal 2020 and 14.4% in 2021, thanks to consumers shifting their spending to home renovation projects. Investors might want to take a closer look at adding this business to their portfolios.
No matter what happens to the markets in the near term, it helps to own top consumer brands that are strong financially and pay regular dividends to shareholders. The markets have a long history of growing in value, but the occasional bear market can make that extra dividend income in your portfolio extra valuable. If you're looking to boost your portfolio's average yield, three Motley Fool contributors believe Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX), Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN), and Home Depot (NYSE: HD) would make solid choices right now.
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