Ingles Markets, Incorporated (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.825 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased IMKTA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 400% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $17.42, the dividend yield is 18.94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IMKTA was $17.42,
representing a -5.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.50 and
a 17.54% increase over the 52 week low of $14.82.
IMKTA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Whole Foods Market, Inc. (
) and Kroger Company (
). IMKTA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports IMKTA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.28%, compared to an
industry average of -2.3%.
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