Snyder's-Lance, Inc. ( LNCE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 17, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased LNCE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that LNCE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.48, the dividend yield is 1.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LNCE was $37.48, representing a -4.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.10 and a 34.19% increase over the 52 week low of $27.93.
LNCE is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Hershey Company ( HSY ) and J & J Snack Foods Corp. ( JJSF ). LNCE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.28. Zacks Investment Research reports LNCE's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 26.31%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.
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