Goldcorp Inc. ( GG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that GG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.2, the dividend yield is 2.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GG was $25.2, representing a -21.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.15 and a 22.69% increase over the 52 week low of $20.54.
GG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). GG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.59. Zacks Investment Research reports GG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -6.67%, compared to an industry average of -6.6%.
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 1.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GG at 13.51%.
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