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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2013

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BMY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.94% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of BMY was $32.14, representing a -11.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.34 and a 4.9% increase over the 52 week low of $30.64.

BMY is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). BMY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports BMY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -13.94%, compared to an industry average of .4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BMY Dividend History page.

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

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Pharmaceutical Index Fund ( IHE )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals ( PJP )
  • Merrill Lynch Pharmaceutical HOLDRS ( PPH )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • Columbia Concentrated Large Cap Value Strategy Fund ( GVT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 10.22% over the last 100 days. IHE has the highest percent weighting of BMY at 5.83%.

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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