Hormel Foods Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 17, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HRL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that HRL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $42.61, the dividend yield is 1.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HRL was $42.61,
representing a -3.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.22 and
a 49.77% increase over the 52 week low of $28.45.
HRL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as BRF S.A. (
) and Tyson Foods, Inc. (
). HRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports HRL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.8%, compared to an industry
average of -20.1%.
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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:
- IQ ARB Global Resources ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRM with an increase of
5.79% over the last 100 days. GRES has the highest percent
weighting of HRL at 2.96%.