Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 07, 2013


Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.18% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $68.34, the dividend yield is 6.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $68.34, representing a -6.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.44 and a 54.02% 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 12.63%, compared to an industry average of -6.9%.

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 1.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.48%.

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 , EPD , NGG

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