Belden Inc (
) 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. (
) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
). 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%.
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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
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF (
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap 600 G (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (
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%.