Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 12, 2015

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Babcock & Wilcox Company ( BWC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BWC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that BWC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.64, the dividend yield is 1.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BWC was $33.64, representing a -4.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.20 and a 26.56% increase over the 52 week low of $26.58.

BWC is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). BWC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.26. Zacks Investment Research reports BWC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.47%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BWC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BWC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BWC as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF ( AIRR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AIRR with an increase of 6.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BWC at 3.44%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: DHR , TMO , AIRR

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