Dean Foods Company (DF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2014


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Dean Foods Company ( DF ) 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 ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). 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%.

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

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 ( FXG )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI ).

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%.

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