Belden Inc ( BDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 04, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BDC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that BDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71.73, the dividend yield is .28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BDC was $71.73, representing a -17.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.15 and a 33.7% 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 $.67. Zacks Investment Research reports BDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 19.48%, compared to an industry average of 30.8%.
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