Sanderson Farms, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Hormel Foods Corporation (
). 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%.
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