BRF-Brasil Foods S.A. (BRFS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2013


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BRF-Brasil Foods S.A. ( BRFS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0967 per share scheduled for February 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BRFS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 71.15% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRFS was $20.83, representing a -4.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.70 and a 53.05% increase over the 52 week low of $13.61.

BRFS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ) and Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ). BRFS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.23. Zacks Investment Research reports BRFS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -60.67%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

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

  • EGShares Consumer Goods GEMS ETF ( GGEM )
  • EGShares Emerging Markets Consumer ETF ( ECON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ECON with an increase of 14.65% over the last 100 days. GGEM has the highest percent weighting of BRFS at 6.28%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: BRFS , ECON , GGEM , HRL , TSN

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