Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.525 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KRFT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $53.85, the dividend yield is 3.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KRFT was $53.85, representing a -8.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.76 and a 24.51% increase over the 52 week low of $43.25.
KRFT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). KRFT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.08. Zacks Investment Research reports KRFT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -16.14%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.
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The following ETF(s) have KRFT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is FPX with an increase of 12.05% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting of KRFT at 4.6%.
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