Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. 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 $24.87, the dividend yield is .8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TSN was $24.87, representing a -3.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.65 and a 76.82% 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 S.A. ( BRFS ) and Leucadia National Corporation ( LUK ). TSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.46. Zacks Investment Research reports TSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.02%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.

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 Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 25.16% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of TSN at 4.63%.



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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