AuRico Gold Inc. (AUQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2015

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AuRico Gold Inc. ( AUQ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.023 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased AUQ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 922.22% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AUQ was $3.37, representing a -36.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.30 and a 15.41% increase over the 52 week low of $2.92.

AUQ is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). AUQ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.68. Zacks Investment Research reports AUQ's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -25.56%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners Fund ( GDXJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDXJ with an decrease of -23.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AUQ at 3.87%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: BHP , RIO , GDXJ

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