Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2014

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Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that BHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $69.55, the dividend yield is .86%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHI was $69.55, representing a -1.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.91 and a 60.48% increase over the 52 week low of $43.34.

BHI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). BHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports BHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 58.56%, compared to an industry average of 24.8%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to BHI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BHI as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ )
  • Merrill Lynch Market Oil Service HOLDRS ( OIH )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • Guggenheim Raymond James SB-1 Equity Fund ( RYJ )
  • Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of 9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHI at 6.34%.



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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