Sanderson Farms, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 03, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 21, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th
quarter that SAFM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $60.69, the dividend yield is 1.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $60.69,
representing a -1.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.36 and
a 68.07% 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 S.A. (
) and Leucadia National Corporation (
). SAFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 69.36%, compared to an
industry average of 19.6%.
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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 Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of
12.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SAFM at 4.58%.