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

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Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $16.38, the dividend yield is 1.22%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABX was $16.38, representing a -54.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.08 and a 21.97% 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 -$10.59. Zacks Investment Research reports ABX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -29.76%, compared to an industry average of -21%.

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 -7.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ABX at 10.58%.



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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