Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013
Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 08, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 40% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $33.47, the dividend yield is 2.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HSH was $33.47, representing a -10.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.28 and a 24.19% increase over the 52 week low of $26.95.
HSH is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). HSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports HSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.32%, compared to an industry average of 16.4%.