The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2014
The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.58 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 18, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 152.17% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BX was $31.92, representing a -4.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.41 and a 81.06% increase over the 52 week low of $17.63.
BX is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ) and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ( AMP ). BX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.98. Zacks Investment Research reports BX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -48.62%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.