Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2013

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BMY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.94% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMY was $32.14, representing a -11.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.34 and a 4.9% increase over the 52 week low of $30.64.

BMY is a part of the Consumer Durables 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 $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports BMY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -13.94%, compared to an industry average of .4%.


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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund ( IHE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • Columbia Concentrated Large Cap Value Strategy Fund ( GVT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 10.22% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of BMY at 5.83%.



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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