AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited ( AU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0567 per share scheduled for December 24, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -54.24% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $31.27, the dividend yield is .73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AU was $31.27, representing a -36.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.88 and a 4.34% increase over the 52 week low of $29.97.

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 $3.09. Zacks Investment Research reports AU's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -.53%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 8.87% over the last 100 days. LGEM has the highest percent weighting of AU at 6.98%.



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 , ETF , GDX , LGEM , VALE

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