Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013

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Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -75% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $20.43, the dividend yield is .98%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABX was $20.43, representing a -52.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.19 and a 52.12% increase over the 52 week low of $13.43.

ABX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). ABX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$10.14. Zacks Investment Research reports ABX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -32.26%, compared to an industry average of -18.1%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ABX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an decrease of -13.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ABX at 10.91%.



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: ABX , BHP , GDX , VALE

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