Beam Inc. (BEAM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 04, 2014

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Beam Inc. ( BEAM ) 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 ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). 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%.

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

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 ( RHS )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ( RSP ).

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%.



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: BEAM , BUD , EWRI , EWRM , KO , RHS , RSP

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