B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013


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

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 8.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGS at 4.03%.

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