Barclays PLC (BCS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013

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Barclays PLC ( BCS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0619 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BCS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -71.66% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $17.87, the dividend yield is 1.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BCS was $17.87, representing a -13.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.60 and a 93.63% increase over the 52 week low of $9.23.

BCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Westpac Banking Corporation ( WBK ) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ( MTU ). Zacks Investment Research reports BCS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 78.73%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

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 ADRD with an increase of 10.83% over the last 100 days. ADRU has the highest percent weighting of BCS at 1.68%.



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 , MTU , WBK

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