Silver Wheaton Corp ( SLW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SLW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -14.29% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $24.84, the dividend yield is .97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLW was $24.84, representing a -14.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.17 and a 29.17% increase over the 52 week low of $19.23.
SLW is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). SLW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.88. Zacks Investment Research reports SLW's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -15.97%, compared to an industry average of -13.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SLW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLW as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 10.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLW at 5.62%.