Barrick Gold Corp (TSE:ABX) (NYSE:ABX) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 12th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of 0.053 per share by the basic materials company on Monday, September 16th. This represents a $0.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 29th.
ABX stock opened at C$26.27 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of C$23.17 and a 200 day simple moving average of C$19.16. The stock has a market cap of $44.61 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -29.38. Barrick Gold has a 1 year low of C$12.54 and a 1 year high of C$26.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.45, a current ratio of 2.72 and a quick ratio of 1.45.
In other Barrick Gold news, Senior Officer Mark Francis Hill bought 20,373 shares of Barrick Gold stock in a transaction on Monday, August 19th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$24.03 per share, with a total value of C$489,563.19. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 38,826 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately C$932,988.78.
About Barrick Gold
Barrick Gold Corporation explores for and develops mineral properties. The company primarily explores for gold, copper, and silver deposits. It holds a 50% interest in the Veladero, a gold mine located in Argentina; 50% interest in the Kalgoorlie gold mine located in Australia; 95% interest in the Porgera gold mine located in Papua New Guinea; 50% interest in the Zaldívar, a copper mine located in Chile; and 50% interest in the Jabal Sayid copper mine located in Saudi Arabia.
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