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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Newmont Mining Corporation

(NYSE:

NEM

) is Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $49.04 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The average volume for Newmont has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newmont has a market cap of $23.81 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 19.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of gold and copper properties. The company's assets or operations are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, New Zealand, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.8, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 105.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Newmont as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Newmont Ratings Report

.

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