Barrick Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ABX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX) is tomorrow, February 26, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $30.74 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%.

The average volume for Barrick has been 8.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Barrick has a market cap of $30.41 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the production and sale of gold and copper. The company has a portfolio of 27 operating mines, and exploration and development projects located in North America, South America, the Australia Pacific region, and Africa.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Barrick as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Barrick Ratings Report.

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