Kellogg Company (K) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Kellogg Company ( K ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased K stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.33% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the current stock price of $55.39, the dividend yield is 3.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of K was $55.39, representing a -0.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.45 and a 19.56% 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 $3.3. Zacks Investment Research reports K's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.86%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

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:

  • iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners Fund ( RING )
  • PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals Portfolio ( PSAU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSAU with an increase of 9.04% over the last 100 days. RING has the highest percent weighting of K at 4.6%.



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: ETF , K , PSAU , RING , UL , UN

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