Nevsun Resources Ltd ( NSU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NSU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NSU has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSU was $4.15, representing a -39.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.83 and a 54.85% increase over the 52 week low of $2.68.
NSU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). NSU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.84.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NSU Dividend History page.