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Belden Inc (BDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014

Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 40th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $77, the dividend yield is .26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $77, representing a -0.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.20 and a 59.19% increase over the 52 week low of $48.37.

BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.18%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio ( PSCT )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( VIOG )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJT )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF ( VIOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VIOO with an increase of 1.96% over the last 100 days. PSCT has the highest percent weighting of BDC at 2.57%.

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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