Barrick Gold Corporation (
) 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 (
) and VALE S.A. (
). 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
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Interested in gaining exposure to ABX through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have ABX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Index Fund (
- Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (
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%.