Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HSH has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSH was $32.69, representing a -0.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.84 and a 34.47% increase over the 52 week low of $24.31.

HSH is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). HSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.98. Zacks Investment Research reports HSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.7%, compared to an industry average of -3.3%.

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

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

  • Wilshire 4500 Completion ( WXSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WXSP with an increase of 25.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HSH at 0.42%.



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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