Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 04, 2013

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Campbell Soup Company ( CPB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.312 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CPB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.59% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $40.96, the dividend yield is 3.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPB was $40.96, representing a -16.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.83 and a 19.42% increase over the 52 week low of $34.30.

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 $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports CPB's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -1.78%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CPB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RHS with an increase of 0.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CPB at 2.58%.



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 , KRFT , MDLZ , RHS , SPLV

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