Beam Inc. (BEAM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 04, 2013


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Beam Inc. ( BEAM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BEAM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.76% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BEAM was $62.26, representing a -2.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $64 and a 19.75% increase over the 52 week low of $51.99.

BEAM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). BEAM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.17. Zacks Investment Research reports BEAM's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 13.21%, compared to an industry average of 12.5%.

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

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