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BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018

BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BHP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.91% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of BHP was $46.67, representing a -8.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.79 and a 39.86% increase over the 52 week low of $33.37.

BHP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) and Southern Copper Corporation ( SCCO ). Zacks Investment Research reports BHP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 32.61%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.

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

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

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

  • iShares, Inc. ( PICK )
  • iShares MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan Index Fund ( EPP )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
  • iShares Global Materials ETF ( MXI )
  • iShares Core MSCI Pacific ETF ( IPAC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PICK with an increase of 11.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BHP at 8.39%.

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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