DRDGOLD Limited ( DRD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 16, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.076315 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased DRD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.92% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of DRD was $3.73, representing a -10.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $4.15 and a 239.09% increase over the 52 week low of $1.10.
DRD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) and BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ). DRD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.14. Zacks Investment Research reports DRD's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -77.78%, compared to an industry average of 12%.