Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2013


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Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that SAFM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $70.64, the dividend yield is .96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $70.64, representing a -4.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.67 and a 93.43% increase over the 52 week low of $36.52.

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 $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 145.53%, compared to an industry average of 15.6%.

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

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