Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014


Babcock & Wilcox Company ( BWC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BWC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BWC was $34.86, representing a -1.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.40 and a 36.76% increase over the 52 week low of $25.49.

BWC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). BWC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports BWC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 32.69%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BWC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: BWC , DHR , TMO

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