J.M. Smucker Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03,
2013. Shareholders who purchased SJM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that SJM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $104.12, the dividend yield is 2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SJM was $104.12,
representing a -1.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.18 and
a 42.24% increase over the 52 week low of $73.20.
SJM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. (
) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (
). SJM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.71. Zacks Investment Research reports SJM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.34%, compared to an
industry average of 16.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SJM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SJM as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FVD with an increase of
8.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SJM at 0.64%.