Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited ( AEM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AEM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $28.6, the dividend yield is 3.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AEM was $28.6, representing a -50.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.35 and a 3.4% increase over the 52 week low of $27.66.

AEM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). AEM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports AEM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -49.43%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AEM Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AEM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AEM as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an decrease of -42.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AEM at 4.75%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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