General Cable Corporation (BGC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2013


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General Cable Corporation ( BGC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BGC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BGC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.18, the dividend yield is 7.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGC was $29.18, representing a -21.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.14 and a 7% increase over the 52 week low of $27.27.

BGC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and Vodafone Group Plc ( VOD ). BGC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.74. Zacks Investment Research reports BGC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 61.86%, compared to an industry average of 21.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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