NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, February 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $71.94 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.
The average volume for Agnico-Eagle Mines has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Agnico-Eagle Mines has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 6.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of gold in Canada, Finland, Mexico, the United States, and Argentina. It also explores for silver, zinc, copper, and lead. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.6, equal to the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 22.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Agnico-Eagle Mines as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full