Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2013

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Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that BHI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHI was $45.62, representing a -13.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.93 and a 23.03% increase over the 52 week low of $37.08.

BHI is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). BHI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.98. Zacks Investment Research reports BHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.91%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.

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 Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment & Services Index Fund ( IEZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE )
  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of 12.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHI at 5.51%.

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



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