Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 27, 2014


Broadcom Corporation ( BRCM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BRCM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that BRCM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.97, the dividend yield is 1.23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRCM was $38.97, representing a -4.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.74 and a 58.41% increase over the 52 week low of $24.60.

BRCM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). BRCM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports BRCM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.3%, compared to an industry average of -8.3%.

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

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • Merrill Lynch Semiconductor HOLDRS ( SMH )
  • Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares ( SOXL )
  • ProShares Ultra Semiconductors ( USD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is USD with an increase of 32.05% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent weighting of BRCM at 4.39%.

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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