Kellogg Company (K) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013

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Kellogg Company ( K ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased K stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.55% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $61.63, the dividend yield is 2.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of K was $61.63, representing a -9.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.98 and a 23.46% increase over the 52 week low of $49.92.

K is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). K's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.54. Zacks Investment Research reports K's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.97%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners Fund ( RING )
  • PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals Portfolio ( PSAU )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples ( PSL )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 8.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of K at 4.84%.



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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