Pan American Silver Corp. ( PAAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PAAS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that PAAS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.24, the dividend yield is 3.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PAAS was $14.24, representing a -10.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.97 and a 45.6% increase over the 52 week low of $9.78.
PAAS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). PAAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports PAAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 143.98%, compared to an industry average of -8.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PAAS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PAAS as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Latin America Small-Cap Index ETF ( LATM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is LATM with an increase of 8.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PAAS at 2.33%.