Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2013

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Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that BHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $45.39, the dividend yield is 1.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHI was $45.39, representing a -10.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.97 and a 22.41% increase over the 52 week low of $37.08.

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 $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports BHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.17%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

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 11.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHI at 5.6%.



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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