Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TSN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -66.67% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $23.8, the dividend yield is .84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TSN was $23.8, representing a -2.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.31 and a 69.21% increase over the 52 week low of $14.07.

TSN is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF-Brasil Foods S.A. ( BRFS ) and Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ). TSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.64. Zacks Investment Research reports TSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6%, compared to an industry average of -3.3%.

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

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 Concentrated Large Cap Value Strategy Fund ( GVT )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA )
  • First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FEX )
  • First Trust Multi Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FAB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 15.5% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TSN at 5.49%.



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