Hillshire Brands Company (HSH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2014

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Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HSH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that HSH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.96, the dividend yield is 1.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSH was $62.96, representing a -0.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.98 and a 107.45% increase over the 52 week low of $30.35.

HSH is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). HSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HSH Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HSH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HSH as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF ( MNA )
  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 7.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HSH at 3.86%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: MDLZ , FXG , MNA , XMLV , IJJ , MDYV

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