Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 11, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3125 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased FCX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that FCX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $33.98, the dividend yield is 3.68%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FCX was $33.98,
representing a -10.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.09 and
a 28.84% increase over the 52 week low of $26.37.
FCX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (
) and Rio Tinto Plc (
). FCX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.64. Zacks Investment Research reports FCX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -2.89%, compared to an
industry average of 3.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to FCX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FCX as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- iShaes MSCI Global Select Metals & Mining Producers Fund
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLB with an increase of
7.39% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of FCX at 5.96%.