Boeing Company (BA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 07, 2014
Boeing Company ( BA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 06, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50.52% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $131.96, the dividend yield is 2.21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BA was $131.96, representing a -8.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $144.57 and a 41.35% increase over the 52 week low of $93.36.
BA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) and Textron Inc. ( TXT ). BA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.81. Zacks Investment Research reports BA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.81%, compared to an industry average of .2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ( ITA )
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
- Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PPA with an increase of 8.97% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of BA at 9.01%.