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Belden Inc (BDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2013

Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BDC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 35th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $52.14, representing a -0.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.36 and a 75.85% increase over the 52 week low of $29.65.

BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.27. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 27.44%, compared to an industry average of 5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BDC Dividend History page.

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

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

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an increase of 17.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BDC at 2.64%.

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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