Avago Technologies Limited (AVGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2013

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Avago Technologies Limited ( AVGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AVGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.7% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $50.1, the dividend yield is 2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVGO was $50.1, representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.55 and a 63.89% increase over the 52 week low of $30.57.

AVGO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). AVGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.19. Zacks Investment Research reports AVGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.83%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.

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

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

  • SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
  • First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of 11.91% over the last 100 days. XSD has the highest percent weighting of AVGO at 2.76%.



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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