Belden Inc (BDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013

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Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 38th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $67.93, the dividend yield is .29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $67.93, representing a -4.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.02 and a 69.36% increase over the 52 week low of $40.11.

BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and Vodafone Group Plc ( VOD ). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.5. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 31.43%, compared to an industry average of 22%.

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 Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio ( PSCT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCT with an increase of 11.8% over the last 100 days. PXQ has the highest percent weighting of BDC at 3.06%.



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: BDC , CHL , PSCT , PXQ , VOD

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