Ingles Markets, Incorporated ( IMKTA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased IMKTA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $24.96, the dividend yield is 2.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IMKTA was $24.96, representing a -7.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.10 and a 67.18% increase over the 52 week low of $14.93.
IMKTA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ) and Kroger Company ( KR ). IMKTA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports IMKTA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.74%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IMKTA Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to IMKTA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IMKTA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of 17.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IMKTA at 2.78%.
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