Bunge Limited (BG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013


Bunge Limited ( BG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BG was $74, representing a -8.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.99 and a 29.6% increase over the 52 week low of $57.10.

BG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). BG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.1. Zacks Investment Research reports BG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 67.34%, compared to an industry average of -1.2%.

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:

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI )
  • Wilshire 4500 Completion ( WXSP )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WXSP with an increase of 31.78% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of BG at 3.86%.

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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