Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 28, 2014

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Broadcom Corporation ( BRCM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BRCM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $30.64, the dividend yield is 1.57%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRCM was $30.64, representing a -16.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.91 and a 31.78% increase over the 52 week low of $23.25.

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 $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports BRCM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -6.08%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXL with an increase of 34.04% over the last 100 days. SMH has the highest percent weighting of BRCM at 4.47%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BRCM , INTC , TSM , SMH , SOXX , SOXL

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