Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 18, 2014
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ( ADM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ADM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 26.32% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADM was $40.67, representing a -7.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.99 and a 31.36% increase over the 52 week low of $30.96.
ADM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). ADM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports ADM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 37.15%, compared to an industry average of 19.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ADM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ( PAGG )
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
- FlexShares Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund ETF ( GUNR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PAGG with an increase of 0.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ADM at 8.09%.