Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014


Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 08, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HSH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $45.19, the dividend yield is 1.55%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSH was $45.19, representing a -0.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.52 and a 48.9% increase over the 52 week low of $30.35.

HSH is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). HSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.82. Zacks Investment Research reports HSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .93%, compared to an industry average of 19%.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 5.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HSH at 1.15%.

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: HSH , MDLZ , KRFT , XMLV

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