Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

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Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.0625 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.19% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $71.89, the dividend yield is 5.91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $71.89, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.44 and a 62.02% increase over the 52 week low of $44.37.

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 $2.8. Zacks Investment Research reports BPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.52%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.

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

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 4.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.8%.



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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