Barclays PLC (BCS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2014

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Barclays PLC ( BCS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.067952 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BCS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -70.54% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $17.27, the dividend yield is 1.57%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BCS was $17.27, representing a -15.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.44 and a 12.73% increase over the 52 week low of $15.32.

BCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Banco Santander, S.A. ( SAN ) and Westpac Banking Corporation ( WBK ). BCS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.24. Zacks Investment Research reports BCS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 61.21%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BCS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BCS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BCS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Financial Preferred ( PGF )
  • PowerShares Preferred Portfolio ( PGX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PGX with an increase of 7.42% over the last 100 days. PGF has the highest percent weighting of BCS at 4.32%.



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: BCS , SAN , WBK , PGF , PGX

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