Belden Inc (BDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014

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Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 40th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $77, the dividend yield is .26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $77, representing a -0.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.20 and a 59.19% increase over the 52 week low of $48.37.

BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.18%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to BDC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BDC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio ( PSCT )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF ( VIOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOO with an increase of 1.96% over the last 100 days. PSCT has the highest percent weighting of BDC at 2.57%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



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