Newmont Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (NEM)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) is tomorrow, December 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 $47.06 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%.

The average volume for Newmont has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newmont has a market cap of $23.13 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 21.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 109.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Newmont as a buy. 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. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Newmont Ratings Report.

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