NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is Monday, November 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $47.80 as of 9:40 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.
The average volume for Barrick has been 8.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Barrick has a market cap of $47.95 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 9.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the production and sale of gold, as well as related activities, such as exploration and mine development. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6, above the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 10.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Barrick as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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