B&G Foods, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BGS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 3.13% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $34.19, the dividend yield is 3.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $34.19,
representing a -9.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.66 and
a 24.22% increase over the 52 week low of $27.52.
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 $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.37%, compared to an
industry average of 10.3%.
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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
8.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BGS at 4.03%.