Analog Devices, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share scheduled for December 18, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased ADI stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that ADI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $40.6, the dividend yield is 2.96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADI was $40.6,
representing a -2.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.79 and
a 21.63% increase over the 52 week low of $33.38.
ADI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as Intel Corporation (
) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (
). ADI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.13. Zacks Investment Research reports ADI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.51%, compared to an
industry average of 1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to ADI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors (
- PowerShares MENA Frontier Countries Portfolio (
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Core Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of
7.16% over the last 100 days. PSI has the highest percent weighting
of ADI at 5.33%.