Campbell Soup Company ( CPB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CPB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CPB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $56.59, the dividend yield is 2.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPB was $56.59, representing a -16.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.89 and a 7.62% increase over the 52 week low of $52.59.
CPB is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). CPB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports CPB's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.55%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.
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