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B&G Foods Holdings Corp. (BGS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

B&G Foods Holdings Corp. ( BGS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share scheduled for January 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.41% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $29.71, the dividend yield is 3.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $29.71, representing a -9.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.84 and a 41.54% increase over the 52 week low of $20.99.

BGS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). BGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.28. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 29.13%, compared to an industry average of 3.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BGS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have BGS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 1.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGS at 5.12%.

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


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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