BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2018

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BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 25, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BHP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.55% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHP was $47.24, representing a -10.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.62 and a 18.34% increase over the 52 week low of $39.92.

BHP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). Zacks Investment Research reports BHP's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 3.97%, compared to an industry average of 9%.

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 MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan Index Fund ( EPP )
  • iShares Global Materials ETF ( MXI )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
  • iShares, Inc. ( PICK )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Intl Momentum Factor ETF ( IMTM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IMTM with an decrease of -3.02% over the last 100 days. EPP has the highest percent weighting of BHP at 4.53%.

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