Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 19, 2013

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Applied Materials, Inc. ( AMAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMAT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AMAT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.52, the dividend yield is 2.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AMAT was $17.52, representing a -3.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.18 and a 76.08% increase over the 52 week low of $9.95.

AMAT is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). AMAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports AMAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 86.56%, compared to an industry average of -1.2%.

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

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
  • ELEMENTS Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot ( WMW )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT )
  • streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 27.21% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent weighting of AMAT at 6.32%.



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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