Goldcorp Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 11, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.045 per share scheduled for December 21,
2012. Shareholders who purchased GG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
13th quarter that GG has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $36.82, the dividend yield is 1.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GG was $36.82,
representing a -29.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.37 and
a 16.74% increase over the 52 week low of $31.54.
GG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (
) and VALE S.A. (
). GG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.77. Zacks Investment Research reports GG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10.44%, compared to an
industry average of 6.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to GG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GG as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of
7.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GG at 13.13%.