Flowers Foods, Inc. ( FLO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 21, 2018. Shareholders who purchased FLO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.88% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $20.09, the dividend yield is 3.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FLO was $20.09, representing a -11.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.82 and a 19.58% increase over the 52 week low of $16.80.
FLO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). FLO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.66. Zacks Investment Research reports FLO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 20%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FLO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FLO as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF ( PEY )
- Fidelity MSCI COnsumer Staples Index ETF ( FSTA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an decrease of -3.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FLO at 1.73%.