McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 03, 2013


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McCormick & Company, Incorporated ( MKC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MKC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MKC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $70.54, the dividend yield is 1.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MKC was $70.54, representing a -6.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.26 and a 19.56% increase over the 52 week low of $59.

MKC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). MKC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.05. Zacks Investment Research reports MKC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.98%, compared to an industry average of 12.2%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RHS with an increase of 4.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MKC at 2.6%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: KRFT , MDLZ , MKC , RHS

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