Bristow Group Inc (BRS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Bristow Group Inc ( BRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BRS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $65.35, the dividend yield is 1.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRS was $65.35, representing a -5.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.05 and a 72.34% 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 $3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports BRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 15.61%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.


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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Oil Services ( PXJ )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCE with an increase of 22.72% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BRS at 8.81%.



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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