Altera Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased ALTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that ALTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $33.09, the dividend yield is 1.21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALTR was $33.09,
representing a -14.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.80 and
a 11.83% 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 $1.73. Zacks Investment Research reports ALTR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -15.7%, compared to an
industry average of -1.9%.
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 (
- Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQE with an increase of
20.62% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent
weighting of ALTR at 4.09%.