NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM) is tomorrow, February 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $36.84 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.1%. The average volume for Agnico-Eagle Mines has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Agnico-Eagle Mines has a market cap of $5.84 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, and production of mineral properties in Canada, Finland, and Mexico. The company primarily explores for gold, as well as silver, copper, zinc, and lead.
TheStreet Ratings rates Agnico-Eagle Mines as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Agnico-Eagle Mines Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.