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Beam Inc. (BEAM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 04, 2014

Beam Inc. ( BEAM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BEAM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that BEAM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BEAM was $83.3, representing a -0.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $84 and a 39.62% increase over the 52 week low of $59.66.

BEAM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). BEAM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.48. Zacks Investment Research reports BEAM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.92%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to BEAM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have BEAM as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM )
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EWRI )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ( RSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWRI with an increase of 7.6% over the last 100 days. RHS has the highest percent weighting of BEAM at 3.1%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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