Beam Inc. (BEAM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 06, 2013


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Beam Inc. ( BEAM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $66.11, the dividend yield is 1.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BEAM was $66.11, representing a -1.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.37 and a 25.47% increase over the 52 week low of $52.69.

BEAM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. ( FMX ) and Coca-Cola Company ( KO ). BEAM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.59. Zacks Investment Research reports BEAM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.79%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: BEAM , FMX , KO

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