Altera Corporation (ALTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2014

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Altera Corporation ( ALTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ALTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ALTR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALTR was $32.51, representing a -17.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.18 and a 6.17% increase over the 52 week low of $30.62.

ALTR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). ALTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports ALTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.11%, compared to an industry average of 16.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALTR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ALTR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALTR as a top-10 holding:

  • Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE )
  • Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares ( SOXL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXL with an increase of 17.07% over the last 100 days.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ALTR , INTC , QQQE , SOXL , TSM

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