The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 24, 2013
The Blackstone Group L.P. ( BX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 130% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $28.53, the dividend yield is 3.22%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BX was $28.53, representing a -0.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.73 and a 114.35% increase over the 52 week low of $13.31.
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 $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports BX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.53%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.