J & J Snack Foods Corp. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JJSF stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $87.86, the dividend yield is 1.46%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JJSF was $87.86,
representing a -0.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.98 and
a 44.03% increase over the 52 week low of $61.
JJSF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Hershey Company (
) and Cosan Limited (
). JJSF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.42. Zacks Investment Research reports JJSF's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.39%, compared to an
industry average of 10.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to JJSF through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JJSF as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an increase of
5.38% over the last 100 days. PSCC has the highest percent
weighting of JJSF at 4.51%.