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


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B&G Foods, Inc. ( BGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.41% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $30.08, representing a -9.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.14 and a 43.31% increase over the 52 week low of $20.99.

BGS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). BGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.19%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.

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 Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: BGS , PBJ , PSCC , UL , UN

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