Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2013


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Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.0375 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that BPL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $53.31, representing a -16.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.98 and a 20.15% 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 Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ). BPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.31. Zacks Investment Research reports BPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.15%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.

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 )
  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CVY with an increase of 1.76% over the last 100 days. AMLP has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.84%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AMLP , BPL , CVY , EPD , KMI

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