Belden Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02,
2014. Shareholders who purchased BDC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
39th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $72.13,
representing a -4.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.23 and
a 60.08% increase over the 52 week low of $45.06.
BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and Vodafone Group Plc (
). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.31. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.31%, compared to an
industry average of 8.2%.
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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
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCT with an increase of
11.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BDC at 2.36%.