H.J. Heinz Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.515 per share scheduled for December 26,
2012. Shareholders who purchased HNZ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that HNZ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $58.49, the dividend yield is 3.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HNZ was $58.49,
representing a -0.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.86 and
a 13.88% increase over the 52 week low of $51.36.
HNZ is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Unilever PLC (
) and Unilever NV (
). HNZ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.12. Zacks Investment Research reports HNZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.3%, compared to an industry
average of 4.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to HNZ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HNZ as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWR with an increase of
7.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HNZ at 0.44%.