Ingredion Incorporated ( INGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25, 2017. Shareholders who purchased INGR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that INGR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $118.4, the dividend yield is 1.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of INGR was $118.4, representing a -15.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $140 and a 4.71% increase over the 52 week low of $113.07.
INGR is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). INGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.45. Zacks Investment Research reports INGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 7.29%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to INGR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have INGR as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 1.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of INGR at 3.29%.
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