J & J Snack Foods Corp. ( JJSF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased JJSF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 23.08% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of JJSF was $68.88, representing a -2.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.43 and a 41.82% increase over the 52 week low of $48.57.
JJSF is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). JJSF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports JJSF's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.34%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the JJSF Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to JJSF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JJSF as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCC with an increase of 3.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of JJSF at 4.57%.
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