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Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Yamana Gold Inc. ( AUY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.065 per share scheduled for January 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AUY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $16.91, the dividend yield is 1.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AUY was $16.91, representing a -17.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.59 and a 33.41% increase over the 52 week low of $12.68.

AUY is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). AUY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports AUY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -4.51%, compared to an industry average of 3.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AUY Dividend History page.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 3.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AUY at 5.11%.

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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