McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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McCormick & Company, Incorporated ( MKC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share scheduled for January 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MKC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.68% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $64.07, the dividend yield is 2.12%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MKC was $64.07, representing a -3.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.37 and a 28.81% increase over the 52 week low of $49.74.

MKC is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). MKC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.91. Zacks Investment Research reports MKC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.29%, compared to an industry average of 3.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MKC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MKC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have MKC as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RHS with an increase of 3.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MKC at 2.6%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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