Yamana Gold Inc. ( AUY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.005 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AUY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that AUY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $2.61, the dividend yield is .77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AUY was $2.61, representing a -56.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.99 and a 12.02% increase over the 52 week low of $2.33.
AUY is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). AUY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.37. Zacks Investment Research reports AUY's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 55%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AUY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AUY as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF ( GDXJ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GDXJ with an decrease of -11.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AUY at 3.59%.