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Dean Foods Company (DF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2014

Dean Foods Company ( DF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.35, the dividend yield is 1.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DF was $16.35, representing a -17.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.88 and a 20.35% increase over the 52 week low of $13.59.

DF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). DF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.85. Zacks Investment Research reports DF's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -112.6%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

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

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

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

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 8.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DF at 5.03%.

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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