Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $20.14, the dividend yield is 2.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGG was $20.14, representing a -3.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.86 and a 35.17% increase over the 52 week low of $14.90.

BGG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). BGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.32. Zacks Investment Research reports BGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.13%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

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

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

  • Russell 2000 High Beta ETF (SHBT).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SHBT with an increase of 13.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGG at 1.96%.



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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