B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013

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B&G Foods, Inc. ( BGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BGS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.65, the dividend yield is 3.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $33.65, representing a -1% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.99 and a 36.29% increase over the 52 week low of $24.69.

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 $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.19%, compared to an industry average of 12.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGS Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 4.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGS at 5.12%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BGS , KRFT , MDLZ , PBJ , PSCC

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