Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2013

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BMY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.86% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $53.15, the dividend yield is 2.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMY was $53.15, representing a -2.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.49 and a 66.77% increase over the 52 week low of $31.87.

BMY is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). BMY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports BMY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.63%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PJP with an increase of 14.13% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of BMY at 7.39%.



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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