Campbell Soup Company ( CPB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.312 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CPB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that CPB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $50.84, the dividend yield is 2.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPB was $50.84, representing a -2.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.37 and a 23.55% increase over the 52 week low of $41.15.
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 $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports CPB's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.28%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.
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