Bunge Limited (BG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2013


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Bunge Limited ( BG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $78.23, the dividend yield is 1.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BG was $78.23, representing a -3.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.99 and a 23.82% increase over the 52 week low of $63.18.

BG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ). BG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.35. Zacks Investment Research reports BG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 44.59%, compared to an industry average of 17%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
  • Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF ( SCHB )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF ( SCHX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHG with an increase of 9.97% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of BG at 3.74%.

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