Hillshire Brands Company (
) 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. (
) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.