Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ABX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ABX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.16, the dividend yield is 4.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABX was $19.16, representing a -55.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.30 and a 9.42% increase over the 52 week low of $17.51.

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 -$.84. Zacks Investment Research reports ABX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -19.65%, compared to an industry average of -3.7%.

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 1.67% over the last 100 days. GDX has the highest percent weighting of ABX at 10.46%.



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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