Kellogg Company ( K ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased K prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that K has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64.58, the dividend yield is 3.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of K was $64.58, representing a -13.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.28 and a 14.5% increase over the 52 week low of $56.40.
K is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). K's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.15. Zacks Investment Research reports K's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 10.32%, compared to an industry average of 14.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to K through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have K as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals Portfolio ( PSAU )
- iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( SUSA )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio ( SPHD )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SUSA with an decrease of -0.53% over the last 100 days. PSAU has the highest percent weighting of K at 2.64%.
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