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Dean Foods Company (DF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Dean Foods Company ( DF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -99.53% decrease from the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of DF was $14.78, representing a -64.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.12 and a 8.8% increase over the 52 week low of $13.59.
DF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). DF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.81. Zacks Investment Research reports DF's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -8.14%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to DF through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DF as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 10.02% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DF at 4.8%.