Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013


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Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TSN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that TSN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.17, the dividend yield is .69%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TSN was $29.17, representing a -9.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.40 and a 95.64% increase over the 52 week low of $14.91.

TSN is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF S.A. ( BRFS ) and Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ). TSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports TSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.43%, compared to an industry average of -3.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TSN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 28.75% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of TSN at 4.23%.

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