Snyder's-Lance, Inc. ( LNCE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LNCE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that LNCE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.76, the dividend yield is 2.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LNCE was $26.76, representing a -12.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.52 and a 8.47% increase over the 52 week low of $24.67.
LNCE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). LNCE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports LNCE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -2.07%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.