Boeing Company ( BA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $126.03, the dividend yield is 2.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BA was $126.03, representing a -12.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $144.57 and a 8.35% increase over the 52 week low of $116.32.
BA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) and Textron Inc. ( TXT ). BA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.99. Zacks Investment Research reports BA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.95%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ( ITA )
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense ( PPA )
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I ( DIA )
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
- Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DIA with an increase of 3.63% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting of BA at 8.8%.
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