Kellogg Company (K) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2013

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Kellogg Company ( K ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased K stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that K has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of K was $59.03, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.30 and a 27.41% increase over the 52 week low of $46.33.

K is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). K's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports K's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.55%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

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

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of 7.49% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting of K at 5.01%.



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: K , PBJ , PSAU , PSL , RING , UL , UN

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