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General Cable Corporation (BGC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

General Cable Corporation ( BGC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BGC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that BGC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of BGC was $25.09, representing a -29.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.45 and a 10.24% increase over the 52 week low of $22.76.

BGC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). BGC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$5.6. Zacks Investment Research reports BGC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -23.12%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

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

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

  • First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index ( GRID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GRID with an increase of 2.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BGC at 3.43%.

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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