H.J. Heinz Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 21, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.515 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased HNZ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that HNZ has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HNZ was $72.49,
representing a -0.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.70 and
a 39.65% increase over the 52 week low of $51.91.
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 $3.07. Zacks Investment Research reports HNZ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.67%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to HNZ through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HNZ as a top-10 holding:
- IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRM with an increase of
12.17% over the last 100 days. MNA has the highest percent
weighting of HNZ at 6.6%.