ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 29, 2013


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ConAgra Foods, Inc. ( CAG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CAG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CAG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.91, the dividend yield is 2.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAG was $36.91, representing a -0.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.13 and a 54.05% increase over the 52 week low of $23.96.

CAG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). CAG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports CAG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.12%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.

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:

  • First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVD with an increase of 9.84% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CAG at 0.67%.

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: CAG , FVD , KRFT , MDLZ

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