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ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 29, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
ConAgra Foods, Inc. ( CAG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CAG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that CAG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.72, the dividend yield is 3.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CAG was $31.72, representing a -14.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.28 and a 15.43% increase over the 52 week low of $27.48.
CAG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). CAG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports CAG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.5%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CAG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAG as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RHS with an increase of 8.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CAG at 2.59%.