On February 19, the company announced that its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.50 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend was paid on March 15, 2016, to shareowners of record at the close of business on March 1, 2016. The ex-dividend date was February 26, 2016. This dividend marks the 365th dividend paid by the company to owners of common stock since 1925.
Kellogg’s competitors in the industry include Flowers Food (FLO), McCormick & Company (MKC), and General Mills (GIS). They reported year-to-date returns of -10.4%, 8.7%, and 6.0%, respectively. The First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund (FVD) invests 0.56% of its portfolio in Kellogg.
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