Bristow Group Inc (BRS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013


Bristow Group Inc ( BRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BRS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRS was $58.93, representing a -4.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.65 and a 55.41% increase over the 52 week low of $37.92.

BRS is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Expedia, Inc. ( EXPE ) and GATX Corporation ( GMT ). BRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports BRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.29%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCE )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund ( IJS )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJS with an increase of 10.47% over the last 100 days. PSCE has the highest percent weighting of BRS at 8.89%.

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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