J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018

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J & J Snack Foods Corp. ( JJSF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2018. Shareholders who purchased JJSF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of JJSF was $141.11, representing a -10.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $157.33 and a 16.43% increase over the 52 week low of $121.20.

JJSF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Snyder's-Lance, Inc. ( LNCE ). JJSF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.42. Zacks Investment Research reports JJSF's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 17.22%, compared to an industry average of 15.7%.

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

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

  • PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ( PSL )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of 10.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of JJSF at 1.48%.

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: JJSF , HSY , PSL , XSLV

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