The ex-dividend date for ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) is tomorrow, April 26, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $25.95 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 3.7%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) is tomorrow, April 26, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 24 cents per share. At a price of $25.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for ConAgra has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ConAgra has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company primarily in North America. It operates in two segments, Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The Consumer Foods segment provides branded, private label, and customized food products, which are sold in various retail and foodservice channels. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates ConAgra as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full ConAgra Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.