Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2014


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Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $78.68, the dividend yield is 5.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $78.68, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.37 and a 26.9% increase over the 52 week low of $62.

BPL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). BPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports BPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.72%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 5.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: BPL , EPD , NGG , AMLP

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