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


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B&G Foods, Inc. ( BGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.34% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $35.72, the dividend yield is 3.58%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $35.72, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.49 and a 33.13% increase over the 52 week low of $26.83.

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 $.87. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.96%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.

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 Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 18.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGS at 4.52%.

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 , KRFT , MDLZ , PSCC

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