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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

AngloGold Ashanti Limited ( AU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0567 per share scheduled for December 24, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -54.24% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $31.27, the dividend yield is .73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AU was $31.27, representing a -36.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.88 and a 4.34% increase over the 52 week low of $29.97.

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 -.53%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

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:

  • EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF ( LGEM )
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 8.87% over the last 100 days. LGEM has the highest percent weighting of AU at 6.98%.

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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