Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2014

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Babcock & Wilcox Company ( BWC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BWC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BWC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $32, the dividend yield is 1.25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BWC was $32, representing a -11.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $36 and a 10.88% increase over the 52 week low of $28.86.

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 $3.08. Zacks Investment Research reports BWC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -5.95%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.

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 )
  • First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX ( FXR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXR with an increase of 5.39% over the last 100 days. AIRR has the highest percent weighting of BWC at 2.94%.

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 , FXR

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