Randgold Resources Limited (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share Shareholders who purchased GOLD stock
prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend
payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of GOLD was $78.79,
representing a -38.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.27
and a 18.46% increase over the 52 week low of $66.51.
GOLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (
) and VALE S.A. (
). GOLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.43. Zacks Investment Research reports GOLD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -6.85%, compared to an
industry average of -1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GOLD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GOLD as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an decrease of
-36.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GOLD at 4.84%.