J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2013

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J & J Snack Foods Corp. ( JJSF ) 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 ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JJSF Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PSCC )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).

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%.



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 , XSLV

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