Altera Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 07, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
01, 2013. 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 $33.76,
representing a -18.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.63 and
a 14.09% 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 Limited (
). ALTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports ALTR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -7%, compared to an industry
average of -8.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of
9.14% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent
weighting of ALTR at 4.09%.