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

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Bunge Limited ( BG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $72.16, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BG was $72.16, representing a -10.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.99 and a 26.37% increase over the 52 week low of $57.10.

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 $.68. Zacks Investment Research reports BG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 59.81%, compared to an industry average of 16.5%.

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 )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • N/A (WXSP).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WXSP with an increase of 47.71% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of BG at 4.26%.



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: BG , FXG , GIS , JKI , MDLZ , VEGI , VOE

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