Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. ( BOBE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BOBE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.73% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $50.15, the dividend yield is 2.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BOBE was $50.15, representing a -5.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.89 and a 45.58% increase over the 52 week low of $34.45.
BOBE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). BOBE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports BOBE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.88%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.