On Thursday, Shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (USA)(NYSE:ABX), added 1.07% and closed at $16.00 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $15.70 and $16.36. Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX.TO)(ABX.TO) (Barrick or the “company”) recently declared the resumption of normal operations at the Veladero mine in Argentina following approval from San Juan provincial authorities.
Operations at the mine were suspended on September 15, a week after falling ice damaged a pipe carrying process solution in the leach pad area, causing some material to leave the leach pad. This material, mainly crushed ore saturated with process solution, was contained on the mine site and returned to the leach pad. Extensive water monitoring in the area has confirmed the incident did not result in any environmental impacts. The company has accomplished a series of remedial works required by provincial authorities designed to prevent such an incident from reoccurring, counting increasing the height of the perimeter berms that surround the leach pad.
New Gold Inc. (USA)(NYSEMKT:NGD), jumped 1.02% and closed at $3.96 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $3.86 and $4.12. The company’s Market capitalization is $2.05 Billion with the total outstanding Shares of 512.38 million. New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (NGD) (NYSE MKT:NGD) declares that it will release its third quarter 2016 financial results after market close on Thursday, October 27, 2016. A webcast and conference call to discuss these results will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. Participants may listen to the webcast by registering on our website.
New Gold is an intermediate gold mining company. The company has a portfolio of four producing assets and two noteworthydevelopment projects. The New Afton Mine in Canada, the Mesquite Mine in the United States, the Peak Mines in Australia and the Cerro San Pedro Mine in Mexico, provide the company with its current production base. In addition, New Gold owns 100% of the Rainy River and Blackwater projects, both in Canada, in addition to a 4% gold stream on the El Morro project located in Chile. New Gold’s objective is to be the leading intermediate gold producer, focused on the environment and social responsibility.
Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), dropped -1.80% and closed at $54.51 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $53.91 and $55.19. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $42.86 and reached to max level of $60.29. The Board of Directors of Discover Financial Services declared a quarterly cash dividend on its Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B, in the amount of $16.25 per share. The dividend equals $0.40625 per depositary share, each representing 1/40th interest in a share of the Series B Preferred Stock. The dividend will be payable on November 28, 2016, to the holders of record at the close of business on November 11, 2016.
The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share of common stock payable on November 17, 2016, to holders of record at the close of business on November 3, 2016.