ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 26, 2013

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ConAgra Foods, Inc. ( CAG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CAG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CAG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.48, the dividend yield is 2.82%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAG was $35.48, representing a -2.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.31 and a 50.08% increase over the 52 week low of $23.64.

CAG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). CAG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports CAG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.89%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an increase of 18.64% over the last 100 days. CZA has the highest percent weighting of CAG at 2.29%.



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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