B&G Foods, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.