Brookfield Asset Management Inc ( BAM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BAM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BAM was $37.05, representing a -9.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.82 and a 10.3% increase over the 52 week low of $33.59.
BAM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Brookfield Office Properties Inc. ( BPO ) and Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. ( SRC ). BAM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports BAM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.24%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.
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