Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012


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Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. 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. At the current stock price of $35.54, the dividend yield is 2.25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ABX was $35.54, representing a -33.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.14 and a 14.65% increase over the 52 week low of $31.

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 $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports ABX's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -16.75%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

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:

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund ( IGE )
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 8.87% over the last 100 days. IGE has the highest percent weighting of ABX at 2%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: ABX , BHP , ETF , GDX , IGE , VALE

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