Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ABX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ABX has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABX was $21.23, representing a -32.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.60 and a 58.08% 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 Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). 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 2014 as -55.95%, compared to an industry average of -25.2%.

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 )
  • First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund ( FVL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVL with an increase of 13.79% over the last 100 days. GDX has the highest percent weighting of ABX at 14.16%.



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 , RIO , GDX , FVL

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