Sanderson Farms, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Hormel Foods Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (
- First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX (
- Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF (
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%.