BT Group plc ( BT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4845 per share scheduled for February 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -45.64% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.41, the dividend yield is 4.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BT was $39.41, representing a 0% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.41 and a 36.51% increase over the 52 week low of $28.87.
BT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). BT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.94. Zacks Investment Research reports BT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.33%, compared to an industry average of -.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BT Dividend History page.
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