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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

AngloGold Ashanti Limited ( AU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0565 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -0.35% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AU was $24.6, representing a -39.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.39 and a 6.59% increase over the 52 week low of $23.08.

AU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). AU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.09. Zacks Investment Research reports AU's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to AU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AU as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX )
  • EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF ( LGEM )
  • db-X trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity Fund ( DBEM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DBEM with an increase of 3.5% over the last 100 days. GDX has the highest percent weighting of AU at 5.04%.

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


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

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