Hormel Foods Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 18, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased HRL stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
13.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $41.06, the dividend yield is 1.66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HRL was $41.06,
representing a -0.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.32 and
a 50.51% increase over the 52 week low of $27.28.
HRL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as BRF-Brasil Foods S.A. (
) and Leucadia National Corporation (
). HRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports HRL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.87%, compared to an
industry average of -.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to HRL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HRL as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- IQ ARB Global Resources ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of
23.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of HRL at 4.76%.