Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/15/13, Goldcorp Inc (GG) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.05, payable on 10/25/13. As a percentage of GG's recent stock price of $23.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.
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Below is a dividend history chart for GG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Goldcorp Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.52% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GG shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, GG's low point in its 52 week range is $22.22 per share, with $45.53 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.85.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GG makes up 11.80% of the Gold Miners ETF
which is trading lower by about 1.3% on the day Friday.
In Friday trading, Goldcorp Inc shares are currently off about 1.8% on the day.