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BP p.l.c. (BP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2015

BP p.l.c. ( BP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 27, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BP was $41.61, representing a -22.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.48 and a 19.29% increase over the 52 week low of $34.88.

BP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). BP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports BP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -53.09%, compared to an industry average of -27.8%.

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

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

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

  • iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers ETF ( FILL )
  • iShares S&P Global Energy Sector Index Fund ( IXC )
  • iShares MSCI UK Index Fund ( EWU )
  • iShares MSCI EAFE Value Index Fund ( EFV )
  • iShares S&P Europe 350 Index Fund ( IEV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IEV with an decrease of -6.9% over the last 100 days. FILL has the highest percent weighting of BP at 5.4%.

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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