Bunge Limited ( BG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $81.52, the dividend yield is 1.67%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BG was $81.52, representing a -3.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.18 and a 11.49% increase over the 52 week low of $73.12.
BG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). BG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports BG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.04%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ( PAGG )
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
- iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund ( EWU )
- iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers Fund ( FILL )
- iShares S&P Global Energy Index Fund ( IXC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IXC with an increase of 8.73% over the last 100 days. PAGG has the highest percent weighting of BG at 3.82%.
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