Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 17, 2013


By NASDAQ.com News,  January 15, 2013


Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HRL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over the prior quarter.


The previous trading day's last sale of HRL was $34.36, representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.67 and a 25.95% increase over the 52 week low of $27.28.


HRL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as BRF-Brasil Foods S.A. ( BRFS ) and Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ). HRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports HRL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.73%, compared to an industry average of -9.3%.


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