Goldcorp Inc. ( GG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 19, 2016. Shareholders who purchased GG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that GG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.73, the dividend yield is 1.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GG was $13.73, representing a -42.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.79 and a 45.14% increase over the 52 week low of $9.46.
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 -84.88%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.
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 30.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GG at 6.27%.
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