NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) is tomorrow, July 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $41.54 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Hormel has been 914,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hormel has a market cap of $10.91 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 32% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Hormel Foods Corporation processes, markets, and sells consumer-branded meat and food products. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other.
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