D.R. Horton, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, a 71% Increase

October 14, 2004

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE: DHI) Thursday (October 14, 2004) announced that it has declared a cash dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share. Adjusted for the three-for-two stock split of January 12, 2004, the current dividend represents a 71% increase over the $0.07 per share quarterly cash dividend declared in the same quarter of last year. The dividend is payable on November 2, 2004 to stockholders of record on October 26, 2004.

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Founded in 1978, D.R. Horton, Inc. is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. D.R. Horton currently builds and sells homes in 21 states and 51 markets, with a geographic presence in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Southwest and Western regions of the United States. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries.


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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding D.R. Horton's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.

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