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Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 17, 2014

Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HRL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.65% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HRL was $46.37, representing a -0.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.75 and a 35.62% increase over the 52 week low of $34.19.

HRL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF S.A. ( BRFS ) and Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ). HRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.94. Zacks Investment Research reports HRL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.21%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

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

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

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

  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GRES with an decrease of -0.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HRL at 5.06%.

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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