Bunge Limited ( BG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 02, 2017. Shareholders who purchased BG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of BG was $68.55, representing a -7.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $74 and a 48.76% increase over the 52 week low of $46.08.
BG is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). BG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.45. Zacks Investment Research reports BG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -6.07%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BG as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VEGI with an increase of 11.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BG at 2.83%.
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