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Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2013

Bemis Company, Inc. ( BMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $40.65, the dividend yield is 2.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMS was $40.65, representing a -1.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.22 and a 37.7% increase over the 52 week low of $29.52.

BMS is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). BMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports BMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.91%, compared to an industry average of 19.2%.

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

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 9.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BMS at 3.57%.

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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