Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BGG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BGG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BGG was $25.08, representing a -1.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.52 and a 54.81% increase over the 52 week low of $16.20.
BGG is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). BGG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.25. Zacks Investment Research reports BGG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 20%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BGG Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to BGG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BGG as a top-10 holding:
- N/A (SHBT).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SHBT with an increase of 13.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGG at 1.96%.
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