This excerpt taken from the HD 10-K filed Apr 11, 2005.
DIRECT STOCK PURCHASE/DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PLAN
New investors may make an initial investment, and stockholders of record may acquire additional shares, of The Home Depot, Inc.'s common stock through the Company's direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan. Subject to certain requirements, initial cash investments, cash dividends and/or additional optional cash purchases may be invested through this plan.
To obtain enrollment materials, including the prospectus, access The Home Depot web site, or call (877) HD-SHARE. For all other communications regarding these services, contact the Transfer Agent and Registrar.