Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2018

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Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 28, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BDX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BDX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $261.93, the dividend yield is 1.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDX was $261.93, representing a -0.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $263.37 and a 36.76% increase over the 52 week low of $191.53.

BDX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Stryker Corporation ( SYK ). BDX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports BDX's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 16.17%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF ( PFF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFF with an increase of 0.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BDX at 2.24%.

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: BDX , MMM , SYK , PFF

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