Pan American Silver Corp. ( PAAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 05, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PAAS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $18.29, the dividend yield is .55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PAAS was $18.29, representing a -15.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.59 and a 36.49% increase over the 52 week low of $13.40.
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 $.77. Zacks Investment Research reports PAAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -11.58%, compared to an industry average of -13.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PAAS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PAAS as a top-10 holding:
- PureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small cap Miners/Explorers) ( SILJ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SILJ with an increase of 16.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PAAS at 14.48%.
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