Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2013

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Bemis Company, Inc. ( BMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BMS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.58, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMS was $41.58, representing a -1.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.34 and a 38.92% increase over the 52 week low of $29.93.

BMS is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). BMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.81. Zacks Investment Research reports BMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.09%, compared to an industry average of 18.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BMS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to BMS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BMS as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 4.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BMS at 3.57%.



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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