Great Northern Iron Ore Properties ( GNI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $2.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GNI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -57.14% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of GNI was $79.57, representing a -22.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $102.63 and a 35.09% increase over the 52 week low of $58.90.
GNI is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). GNI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $13.39. Zacks Investment Research reports GNI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.16%, compared to an industry average of -26.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GNI Dividend History page.