Altera Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ALTR stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 50% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $36.22, the dividend yield is 1.66%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALTR was $36.22,
representing a -6.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.80 and
a 22.41% increase over the 52 week low of $29.59.
ALTR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Intel Corporation (
) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (
). ALTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.54. Zacks Investment Research reports ALTR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.3%, compared to an
industry average of 2.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ALTR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALTR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (
- Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares (
- Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXL with an increase of
24.16% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent
weighting of ALTR at 4.13%.