Newmont Mining Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 04, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.35 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased NEM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th
quarter that NEM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $47.05, the dividend yield is 2.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEM was $47.05,
representing a -32.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.40 and
a 9.55% increase over the 52 week low of $42.95.
NEM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (
) and VALE S.A. (
). NEM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.22. Zacks Investment Research reports NEM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -12.99%, compared to an
industry average of 8.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to NEM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners Fund (
- PowerShares Global Gold & Precious Metals Portfolio (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of
8.13% over the last 100 days. RING has the highest percent
weighting of NEM at 9.21%.