Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2014


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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ( ADM ) 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. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ADM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PAGG )
  • iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • FlexShares Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund ETF ( GUNR ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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