Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 03, 2013

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Flowers Foods, Inc. ( FLO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1688 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FLO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $33.63, the dividend yield is 2.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FLO was $33.63, representing a -7.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.25 and a 82.18% increase over the 52 week low of $18.46.

FLO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). FLO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.52. Zacks Investment Research reports FLO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 40.64%, compared to an industry average of 14.4%.

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

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

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • 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 20.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FLO at 4.66%.



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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