Belden Inc (
) 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. (
) and Vodafone Group Plc (
). 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%.
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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 Dynamic Networking (
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio
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%.