Barclays PLC (BCS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2014
Barclays PLC ( BCS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.230678 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BCS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 258.91% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BCS was $17.06, representing a -16.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.44 and a 7.78% increase over the 52 week low of $15.83.
BCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Lloyds Banking Group Plc ( LYG ) and Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ). BCS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.26. Zacks Investment Research reports BCS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 83.18%, compared to an industry average of -1%.