Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 03, 2013

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Campbell Soup Company ( CPB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CPB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPB was $45.15, representing a -7.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.83 and a 40.48% increase over the 52 week low of $32.14.

CPB is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). CPB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.35. Zacks Investment Research reports CPB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.1%, compared to an industry average of 12.2%.

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

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

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 17.01% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of CPB at 4.73%.



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: CPB , DEF , FAD , FXG , KRFT , MDLZ , PBJ

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