Barclays PLC ( BCS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0611 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BCS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -1.29% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $17.46, the dividend yield is 1.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BCS was $17.46, representing a -15.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.60 and a 59.6% increase over the 52 week low of $10.94.
BCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ( MTU ) and Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ). Zacks Investment Research reports BCS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 64.93%, compared to an industry average of .4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BCS Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to BCS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BCS as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRD with an increase of 5.08% over the last 100 days. ADRU has the highest percent weighting of BCS at 1.55%.