BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013


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BHP Billiton plc ( BBL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BBL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.51% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BBL was $58.08, representing a -19.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.40 and a 17.19% increase over the 52 week low of $49.56.

BBL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as CONSOL Energy Inc. ( CNX ) and Peabody Energy Corporation ( BTU ). Zacks Investment Research reports BBL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 25.9%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BBL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: BBL , BTU , CNX

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