Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 13, 2018

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Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 13, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.188 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HRL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.59% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $35.36, the dividend yield is 2.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HRL was $35.36, representing a -6.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $38 and a 18.86% increase over the 52 week low of $29.75.

HRL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ) and Leucadia National Corporation ( LUK ). HRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HRL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 9.94%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.

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

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

  • First Trust Long/Short Equity ( FTLS )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
  • AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF ( CWS )
  • iShares Trust ( CNSF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CWS with an increase of 3.86% over the last 100 days. FTLS has the highest percent weighting of HRL at 8100%.

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

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Referenced Symbols: HRL , TSN , FTLS , GRES , CWS ,

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