Goldcorp Inc. (GG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 11, 2012

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Goldcorp Inc. ( GG ) 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 ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). 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 dates, visit the GG Dividend History page.

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 ( GDX ).

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%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: BHP , GDX , GG , VALE

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