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


Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BHI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that BHI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $58.66, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHI was $58.66, representing a -0.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.72 and a 48.73% 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 $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports BHI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.77%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEZ with an increase of 13.93% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHI at 5.55%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

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

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