Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 19, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 10, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BDC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $62.06, the dividend yield is .32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $62.06, representing a -28.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.15 and a 15.68% increase over the 52 week low of $53.65.
BDC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as AT&T Inc. ( T ) and Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ). BDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.54%, compared to an industry average of 26.1%.
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