Boeing Company ( BA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 07, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $2.055 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased BA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20.18% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of BA was $410.18, representing a -0.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $410.75 and a 40.25% increase over the 52 week low of $292.47.
BA is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) and Textron Inc. ( TXT ). BA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $17.88. Zacks Investment Research reports BA's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 25.9%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BA as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
- Buzz US Sentiment Leaders ETF ( BUZ )
- RiverFront Dynamic US Dividend Advantage ETF ( RFDA )
- iShares Trust ( ITA )
- SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF ( DIA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DIA with an decrease of -2.33% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of BA at 9.57%.
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