ConAgra Brands, Inc. ( CAG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.213 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 31, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CAG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $34.16, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CAG was $34.16, representing a -30.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.86 and a 3.74% increase over the 52 week low of $32.93.
CAG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). CAG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports CAG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.21%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CAG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ( PSL )
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF - DNQ ( VOE )
- PowerShares Russell Midcap Equal Weight Portfolio ( EQWM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of 5.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CAG at 2.46%.
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