Flowers Foods, Inc. ( FLO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 02, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FLO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $21.23, the dividend yield is 2.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FLO was $21.23, representing a -17.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.67 and a 13.53% increase over the 52 week low of $18.70.
FLO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). FLO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.85. Zacks Investment Research reports FLO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.31%, compared to an industry average of 12.4%.
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