Cameco Corporation ( CCJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.074 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CCJ prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -1.33% decrease from the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $9.55, the dividend yield is 3.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CCJ was $9.55, representing a -28.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.36 and a 28.88% increase over the 52 week low of $7.41.
CCJ is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). CCJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.3. Zacks Investment Research reports CCJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 74.07%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.
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