Franco-Nevada Corporation ( FNV ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FNV stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that FNV has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41, the dividend yield is 1.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FNV was $41, representing a -32.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.64 and a 29.99% increase over the 52 week low of $31.54.
FNV is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). FNV's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.52. Zacks Investment Research reports FNV's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -20%, compared to an industry average of -21%.