Yamana Gold Inc. ( AUY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.005 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AUY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -66.67% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $5.1, the dividend yield is .39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AUY was $5.1, representing a -5.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.38 and a 269.57% increase over the 52 week low of $1.38.
AUY is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) and BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ). AUY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports AUY's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 223.61%, compared to an industry average of 18.7%.