Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013


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Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 40% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $32.39, the dividend yield is 2.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSH was $32.39, representing a -13.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.28 and a 29.77% increase over the 52 week low of $24.96.

HSH is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). HSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports HSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as %, compared to an industry average of -3.3%.

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.

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