Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2013

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Bemis Company, Inc. ( BMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $40.65, the dividend yield is 2.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMS was $40.65, representing a -1.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.22 and a 37.7% increase over the 52 week low of $29.52.

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 $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports BMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.91%, compared to an industry average of 19.2%.

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 9.78% 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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