AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited ( AU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0532 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -5.84% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $16.34, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AU was $16.34, representing a -57.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.31 and a 0.62% increase over the 52 week low of $16.24.

AU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). AU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports AU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.62%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.

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

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

  • EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF ( LGEM )
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX )
  • db-X trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity Fund ( DBEM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DBEM with an increase of 3.5% over the last 100 days. LGEM has the highest percent weighting of AU at 4.88%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AU , BHP , DBEM , GDX , LGEM , VALE

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