Beam Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BEAM stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 5th quarter that BEAM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BEAM was $83.3,
representing a -0.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $84 and a
39.62% increase over the 52 week low of $59.66.
BEAM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company (
) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (
). BEAM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports BEAM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.92%, compared to an
industry average of 9.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to BEAM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BEAM as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (
- Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of
7.6% over the last 100 days. RHS has the highest percent weighting
of BEAM at 3.1%.