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Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2018

Randgold Resources Limited ( GOLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $2.123 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased GOLD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $85.87, the dividend yield is 12.53%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GOLD was $85.87, representing a -17.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $104.05 and a 43.36% increase over the 52 week low of $59.90.

GOLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Group Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). GOLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.57. Zacks Investment Research reports GOLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -10.27%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GOLD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to GOLD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have GOLD as a top-10 holding:

  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX )
  • VanEck Vectors-Africa Index ETF ( AFK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an decrease of -0.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GOLD at 5.01%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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