Broadcom Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BRCM stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BRCM was $33.24,
representing a -16.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.66 and
a 16.22% increase over the 52 week low of $28.60.
BRCM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Intel Corporation (
) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (
). BRCM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.24. Zacks Investment Research reports BRCM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .64%, compared to an industry
average of 4.1%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors (
- streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of
9.42% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent
weighting of BRCM at 8.04%.