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Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2014

Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BPL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $78.68, the dividend yield is 5.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BPL was $78.68, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.37 and a 26.9% increase over the 52 week low of $62.

BPL is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). BPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports BPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.72%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

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

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

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

  • Alerian MLP ETF ( AMLP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AMLP with an increase of 5.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BPL at 4.83%.

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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