Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 20, 2013

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Snyder's-Lance, Inc. ( LNCE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LNCE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that LNCE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.6, the dividend yield is 2.41%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNCE was $26.6, representing a -1.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.04 and a 19.6% increase over the 52 week low of $22.24.

LNCE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). LNCE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.93. Zacks Investment Research reports LNCE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.42%, compared to an industry average of 15.7%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 16.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LNCE at 4.33%.



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: CZZ , HSY , LNCE , PBJ , PSCC

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