Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ADM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that ADM has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $49.74, the dividend yield is 1.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADM was $49.74,
representing a -1.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.30 and
a 45.4% increase over the 52 week low of $34.21.
ADM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. (
) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (
). ADM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.49. Zacks Investment Research reports ADM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 30.39%, compared to an
industry average of 36.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ADM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio (
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund (
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- FlexShares Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GUNR with an increase of
7.4% over the last 100 days. PAGG has the highest percent weighting
of ADM at 7.81%.