Silvercorp Metals Inc ( SVM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0244 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SVM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -2.79% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SVM was $3.98, representing a -44.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $7.20 and a 18.1% increase over the 52 week low of $3.37.
SVM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). SVM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.19. Zacks Investment Research reports SVM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -45.65%, compared to an industry average of 2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SVM Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to SVM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SVM as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF ( GDXJ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDXJ with an increase of 0.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SVM at 2.9%.
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