Barclays PLC (BCS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2013

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Barclays PLC ( BCS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2184 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BCS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 239.66% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BCS was $19.88, representing a -3.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.60 and a 115.41% increase over the 52 week low of $9.23.

BCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) and Westpac Banking Corporation ( WBK ). BCS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.84. Zacks Investment Research reports BCS's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 44.97%, compared to an industry average of -1.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BCS Dividend History page.

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

  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRU with an increase of 12.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BCS at 1.58%.



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: ADRD , ADRU , BCS , RY , WBK

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