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General Cable Corporation (BGC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
General Cable Corporation ( BGC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 260% increase over the prior year. At the current stock price of $34.37, the dividend yield is 2.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGC was $34.37, representing a -7.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.14 and a 44.84% increase over the 52 week low of $23.73.
BGC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). BGC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.24.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to BGC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BGC as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index ( GRID )
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PUW with an increase of 17.18% over the last 100 days. GRID has the highest percent weighting of BGC at 4.43%.