J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2012

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J & J Snack Foods Corp. ( JJSF ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased JJSF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.08% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $63.89, the dividend yield is 1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of JJSF was $63.89, representing a -2.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.60 and a 36.72% increase over the 52 week low of $46.73.

JJSF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). JJSF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports JJSF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.39%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JJSF Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to JJSF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JJSF as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 0.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of JJSF at 4.5%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CZZ , HSY , JJSF , PSCC

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