Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2013

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Best Buy Co., Inc. ( BBY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BBY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BBY has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BBY was $21.5, representing a -23.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.95 and a 91.96% increase over the 52 week low of $11.20.

BBY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Netflix, Inc. ( NFLX ) and Conn's, Inc. ( CONN ). BBY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.74. Zacks Investment Research reports BBY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -16.94%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.

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

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

  • IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF ( MNA )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of 15.16% over the last 100 days. MNA has the highest percent weighting of BBY at 3.47%.



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: BBY , CONN , MNA , NFLX , RCD , XRT

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