Baker Hughes Incorporated (
) 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 (
) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services (
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy (
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%.