Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 08, 2013. 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 $35.4, the dividend yield is 1.41%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSH was $35.4, representing a -5.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.28 and a 45.62% increase over the 52 week low of $24.31.

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 $6.73. Zacks Investment Research reports HSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.13%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

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:

  • N/A (WXSP)
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI ).

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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Referenced Stocks: EWRI , EWRM , HSH , KRFT , MDLZ

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