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Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 25, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Silver Wheaton Corp ( SLW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 25, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -10% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $20.85, the dividend yield is 1.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLW was $20.85, representing a -45.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.42 and a 17.46% 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 VALE S.A. ( VALE ). SLW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.29. Zacks Investment Research reports SLW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -33.1%, compared to an industry average of -47.3%.
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 -5.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLW at 4.65%.