Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ABX has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABX was $30.39, representing a -39.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.02 and a 0.63% increase over the 52 week low of $30.20.

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 -$.66. Zacks Investment Research reports ABX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.9%, compared to an industry average of 13.6%.

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

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 )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGE with an increase of 0.3% over the last 100 days. GDX has the highest percent weighting of ABX at 12.18%.



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 , IGE , VALE

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