Cameco Corporation (CCJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013


Cameco Corporation ( CCJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0976 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CCJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -2.89% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CCJ was $21.51, representing a -9.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.84 and a 31.08% increase over the 52 week low of $16.41.

CCJ is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). CCJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.68. Zacks Investment Research reports CCJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.06%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CCJ Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to CCJ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CCJ as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR )
  • PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an increase of 10.95% over the last 100 days. NLR has the highest percent weighting of CCJ at 8.11%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: BHP , CCJ , NLR , PID , VALE

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