BGS Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/26/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, B&G Foods Inc ( BGS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.29, payable on 7/30/13. As a percentage of BGS's recent stock price of $33.30, this dividend works out to approximately 0.87%, so look for shares of B&G Foods Inc to trade 0.87% lower — all else being equal — when BGS shares open for trading on 6/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for BGS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.29 declared by B&G Foods Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BGS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BGS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

B&G Foods Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BGS's low point in its 52 week range is $24.69 per share, with $33.79 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $33.24.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, BGS makes up 4.45% of the S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio ETF ( PSCC) which is trading lower by about 0.9% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, B&G Foods Inc shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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