Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014


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Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TSN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that TSN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.86, the dividend yield is .77%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TSN was $38.86, representing a -1.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.32 and a 78.34% increase over the 52 week low of $21.79.

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 $2.36. Zacks Investment Research reports TSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 29.47%, compared to an industry average of 17%.

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 )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FEX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 12.64% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of TSN at 4.97%.

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