NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for B&G Foods (NYSE: BGS) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 27 cents per share. At a price of $23.32 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.7%. The average volume for B&G has been 416,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. B&G has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 3.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. B&G Foods, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable foods in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has a P/E ratio of 22, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 21.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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