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Owners of AuRico Gold (NYSE: AUQ) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $6.24 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%. The average volume for AuRico Gold has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AuRico Gold has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 23.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. AuRico Gold Inc. engages in the exploration, development, and production of gold and silver projects and properties in Canada, Mexico, and Australia. Its principal property includes the Ocampo mine covering approximately 15,000 hectares located in Chihuahua State. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate AuRico Gold a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates AuRico Gold as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, 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 weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full AuRico Gold Ratings Report now.