Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 01, 2013

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Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that SAFM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $50.65, representing a -9.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.87 and a 40.27% increase over the 52 week low of $36.11.

SAFM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF-Brasil Foods S.A. ( BRFS ) and Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ). SAFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.34. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.91%, compared to an industry average of -8.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 5.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SAFM at 2.79%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BRFS , HRL , PBJ , SAFM

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