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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2015

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased BMY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $69.17, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMY was $69.17, representing a -2.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.87 and a 33.48% increase over the 52 week low of $51.82.

BMY is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). BMY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports BMY's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 2.25%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

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

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF ( PPH )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Health Care ( XLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWG with an decrease of -2.02% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of BMY at 6.57%.

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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