Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. ( KL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased KL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30.43% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $25.32, the dividend yield is .47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KL was $25.32, representing a -4.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.47 and a 93.37% increase over the 52 week low of $13.09.
KL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Group Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). KL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1. Zacks Investment Research reports KL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 67.61%, compared to an industry average of 2.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KL as a top-10 holding:
- Sprott Gold Miners ETF ( SGDM )
- First Trust Canada AlphaDEX Fund ( FCAN )
- Invesco Global Gold and Precious Metals ETF ( PSAU ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSAU with an decrease of -1.68% over the last 100 days. SGDM has the highest percent weighting of KL at 529%.
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