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B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

B&G Foods, Inc. ( BGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $30.08, representing a -9.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.14 and a 43.31% 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 $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.19%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.

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 4.36% 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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