Home Depot declares 89 cent third quarter cash dividend

The Home Depot store on Cumberland Parkway -- photo by Larry Felton Johnson

On Nov. 16 The Home Depot, headquartered in Cobb County, announced an 89 cent third quarter cash dividend.  According to a company press release, this is the 123rd consecutive quarter they have paid a dividend.  The dividend is payable on Dec. 14 to investors of record as of Nov. 30.

According to the Cobb County government website, Home Depot is the largest employer in Cobb County with 20,000 employees countywide, just above the Cobb County school system on the top employer list. Their corporate headquarters is at 2455 Paces Ferry Rd in Vinings.

As of the Friday afternoon closing of the New York Stock Exchange Home Depot’s share price was $167.74

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Larry Felton Johnson

Larry Felton Johnson is the “World’s Oldest Journalism Undergraduate”. He retired after too many years as a software systems engineer, and he’s now a senior in the journalism department at Georgia State University.


He’s the editor and publisher of River Edges.