B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2014

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B&G Foods, Inc. ( BGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BGS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.03% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $30.79, representing a -18.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.66 and a 12.57% increase over the 52 week low of $27.35.

BGS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). BGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.09%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to BGS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BGS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 0.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGS at 5.3%.



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



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