Goldcorp Inc. (GG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 12, 2013

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Goldcorp Inc. ( GG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $36.13, the dividend yield is 1.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GG was $36.13, representing a -28.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.74 and a 14.55% 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 -11.09%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.

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 decrease of -14.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GG at 10.27%.



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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