Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2014
Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SAFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SAFM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $82.27, the dividend yield is .97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SAFM was $82.27, representing a -1.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.87 and a 37.64% increase over the 52 week low of $59.77.
SAFM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF S.A. ( BRFS ) and Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ). SAFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.23. Zacks Investment Research reports SAFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.04%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SAFM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SAFM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 1.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SAFM at 4.45%.