Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (FDP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 06, 2013

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Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. ( FDP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FDP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $25.09, the dividend yield is 1.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FDP was $25.09, representing a -9.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.77 and a 12.64% increase over the 52 week low of $22.28.

FDP is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) and British American Tobacco p.l.c. ( BTI ). FDP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports FDP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -21.52%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

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

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

  • Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF ( SCHA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHA with an increase of 19.26% over the last 100 days.



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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Referenced Stocks: BTI , FDP , PM , SCHA

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