KBR, Inc. (KBR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 10, 2012


KBR, Inc. ( KBR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 10, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased KBR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that KBR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.2, the dividend yield is .71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KBR was $28.2, representing a -25.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $38 and a 27.66% increase over the 52 week low of $22.09.

KBR is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) and Fluor Corporation ( FLR ). KBR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports KBR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 3.16%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 20.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KBR at 4.27%.

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: FLR , KBR , LMT , PKB

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