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B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 28, 2015

B&G Foods, Inc. ( BGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BGS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.94% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $36.56, the dividend yield is 3.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGS was $36.56, representing a -2.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.55 and a 35.26% increase over the 52 week low of $27.03.

BGS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). BGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports BGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 3.47%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ( PSCC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 7.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGS at 4.87%.

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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