Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 21, 2013

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Silver Wheaton Corp ( SLW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $21.77, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLW was $21.77, representing a -47.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.30 and a 0.37% increase over the 52 week low of $21.69.

SLW is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). SLW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports SLW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.47%, compared to an industry average of -9.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SLW Dividend History page.

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 decrease of -41.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLW at 4.94%.



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 , SLW , VALE

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