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Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 19, 2013

Best Buy Co., Inc. ( BBY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BBY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BBY has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BBY was $21.5, representing a -23.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.95 and a 91.96% increase over the 52 week low of $11.20.

BBY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Netflix, Inc. ( NFLX ) and Conn's, Inc. ( CONN ). BBY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.74. Zacks Investment Research reports BBY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -16.94%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.

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

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

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

  • IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF ( MNA )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RCD with an increase of 15.16% over the last 100 days. MNA has the highest percent weighting of BBY at 3.47%.

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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