BP p.l.c. (BP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 06, 2014

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BP p.l.c. ( BP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.585 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $49.33, the dividend yield is 4.74%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BP was $49.33, representing a -7.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.48 and a 21.77% increase over the 52 week low of $40.51.

BP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). BP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.67. Zacks Investment Research reports BP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.44%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.

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



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: BP , XOM , CVX

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