Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 01, 2013

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Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that BHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $47.13, the dividend yield is 1.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHI was $47.13, representing a -7.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.97 and a 19.5% increase over the 52 week low of $39.44.

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 $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports BHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.35%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

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

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy ( PXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of 4.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHI at 5.68%.



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: BHI , IEZ , NOV , PCP , PXI , PXJ

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