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

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Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.2% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $67.11, the dividend yield is 6.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $67.11, representing a -0.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.40 and a 51.25% 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 $2.63. Zacks Investment Research reports BPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.21%, compared to an industry average of 1.8%.

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 )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DEF with an increase of 14.99% over the last 100 days. AMLP has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.55%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AMLP , BPL , CVY , DEF , EPD , NGG

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