General Cable Corporation (BGC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2013

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General Cable Corporation ( BGC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $32.27, the dividend yield is 2.23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGC was $32.27, representing a -13.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.14 and a 23.69% increase over the 52 week low of $26.09.

BGC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). BGC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.43. Zacks Investment Research reports BGC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 109.52%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

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

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

  • First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index ( GRID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GRID with an increase of 1.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGC at 3.73%.



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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