Yamana Gold Inc. ( AUY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.015 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 14, 2015. Shareholders who purchased AUY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AUY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $1.7, the dividend yield is 3.53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AUY was $1.7, representing a -73.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.44 and a 19.72% increase over the 52 week low of $1.42.
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 -$1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports AUY's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -207.5%, compared to an industry average of -9.9%.