Sanderson Farms, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 17.65% increase over the same period a year
The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $72.3,
representing a -6.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.09 and
a 47.55% increase over the 52 week low of $49.
SAFM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as BRF S.A. (
) and Tyson Foods, Inc. (
). SAFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.67. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.67%, compared to an
industry average of 14.2%.
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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 (
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio (
- Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRS with an increase of
9.82% over the last 100 days. PSCC has the highest percent
weighting of SAFM at 5.56%.