Belden Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BDC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 37th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $63.16, the dividend yield is .32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $63.16,
representing a -0.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.58 and
a 87.09% increase over the 52 week low of $33.76.
BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.98. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 30.83%, compared to an
industry average of 9.6%.
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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 Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCT with an increase of
27.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BDC at 2.27%.