Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2014


Silver Wheaton Corp ( SLW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SLW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -41.67% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $22.13, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLW was $22.13, representing a -24.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.17 and a 24.68% increase over the 52 week low of $17.75.

SLW is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). SLW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports SLW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -15.34%, compared to an industry average of -19.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SLW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SLW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLW as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 15.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLW at 5.27%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: SLW , BHP , RIO , GDX News News

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