Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2013

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Babcock & Wilcox Company ( BWC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BWC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BWC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.86, the dividend yield is 1.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BWC was $30.86, representing a -3.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.84 and a 35.83% increase over the 52 week low of $22.72.

BWC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). BWC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.73. Zacks Investment Research reports BWC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 32.65%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BWC Dividend History page.



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