Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 01, 2014

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Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 01, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SAFM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $96.35, the dividend yield is .83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $96.35, representing a -7.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.90 and a 61.2% increase over the 52 week low of $59.77.

SAFM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF S.A. ( BRFS ) and Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ). SAFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.38. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 60.8%, compared to an industry average of 35.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC )
  • First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT )
  • First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FYX )
  • Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an decrease of -1.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SAFM at 4.44%.



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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