Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 13, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 05, 2016. Shareholders who purchased BDC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 49th quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.74, the dividend yield is .31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $63.74, representing a -16.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.91 and a 74.58% increase over the 52 week low of $36.51.
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 $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 9.54%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.
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