Dean Foods Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DF stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that DF has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $16.35, the dividend yield is 1.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DF was $16.35,
representing a -17.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.88 and
a 20.35% increase over the 52 week low of $13.59.
DF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Hershey Company (
) and Cosan Limited (
). DF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.85. Zacks Investment Research reports DF's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -112.6%, compared to an
industry average of 5.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to DF through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DF as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX (
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of
8.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DF at 5.03%.