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

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Belden Inc ( BDC ) 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. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). 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%.

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 Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCT ).

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%.



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 , T

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