Goldcorp Inc. ( GG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 15, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 29, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th year that GG the same dividend. At the current stock price of $12.01, the dividend yield is 2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GG was $12.01, representing a -51.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $25 and a 6.28% increase over the 52 week low of $11.30.
GG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) and BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ). GG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.81. Zacks Investment Research reports GG's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -74.1%, compared to an industry average of -11.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to GG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GG as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 2.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GG at 10.1%.