Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2014
Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.0875 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.16% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $74.73, representing a -0.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.99 and a 41.8% increase over the 52 week low of $52.70.
BPL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). BPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.57. Zacks Investment Research reports BPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 18.61%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BPL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BPL as a top-10 holding:
- Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 1.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.93%.