Quantcast

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018


Shutterstock photo

BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BHP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.91% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHP was $46.67, representing a -8.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.79 and a 39.86% increase over the 52 week low of $33.37.

BHP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) and Southern Copper Corporation ( SCCO ). Zacks Investment Research reports BHP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 32.61%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.

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

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

  • iShares, Inc. ( PICK )
  • iShares MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan Index Fund ( EPP )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
  • iShares Global Materials ETF ( MXI )
  • iShares Core MSCI Pacific ETF ( IPAC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PICK with an increase of 11.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHP at 8.39%.

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



More from NASDAQ.com News

Subscribe






NASDAQ.com News
Contributor:

NASDAQ.com News

Market News










Research Brokers before you trade

Want to trade FX?