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AuRico Gold (TSE:AUQ) announced a Quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 15th, reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.02 per share on Tuesday, June 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 15th.

A number of research firms have recently commented on AUQ. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of AuRico Gold in a research note on Friday, May 9th. They now have a C$5.50 price target on the stock, down previously from C$6.00. On the ratings front, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of AuRico Gold in a research note on Wednesday, April 23rd. Finally, analysts at Dundee Securities cut their price target on shares of AuRico Gold from C$5.75 to C$5.50 in a research note on Wednesday, April 23rd. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$5.48.

Shares of AuRico Gold (TSE:AUQ) opened at 4.20 on Thursday. AuRico Gold has a 52 week low of $3.56 and a 52 week high of $5.91. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $4.62 and a 200-day moving average of $4.66.

AuRico Gold (TSE:AUQ) last released its earnings data on Monday, May 12th. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.02.

AuRico Gold Inc is a Canada-based gold producer with mines and projects in North America. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the mining, development, exploration, and acquisition of resource properties.

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