Boeing Company (BA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013

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Boeing Company ( BA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.485 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.23% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $94.19, the dividend yield is 2.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BA was $94.19, representing a -0.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $94.79 and a 40.96% increase over the 52 week low of $66.82.

BA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) and Textron Inc. ( TXT ). BA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.34. Zacks Investment Research reports BA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.22%, compared to an industry average of 14.4%.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund ( ITA )
  • PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
  • SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF ( XAR )
  • DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of 15.38% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of BA at 9.64%.



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: BA , DIA , ITA , PPA , TXT , UTX , XAR , XLI

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