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Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.545 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BDX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BDX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $118.27, the dividend yield is 1.84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDX was $118.27, representing a -0.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.77 and a 25.49% increase over the 52 week low of $94.25.

BDX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ). BDX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.8. Zacks Investment Research reports BDX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.02%, compared to an industry average of 11.9%.

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. Medical Devices ETF ( IHI )
  • iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF ( USMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is USMV with an increase of 4.65% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of BDX at 4.81%.

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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