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BP p.l.c. (BP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2013

By: News
Posted: 8/6/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: BP;CVX;XOM

BP p.l.c. ( BP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.97, the dividend yield is 5.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BP was $41.97, representing a -7.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.45 and a 6.04% increase over the 52 week low of $39.58.

BP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). BP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.21. Zacks Investment Research reports BP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -13.08%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

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