Broadcom Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17,
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 same period a year ago. At the
current stock price of $36.59, the dividend yield is 1.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BRCM was $36.59,
representing a -3.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.85 and
a 27.94% 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 Ltd. (
). BRCM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports BRCM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .83%, compared to an industry
average of -21.5%.
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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 (
- First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of
20.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BRCM at 7.85%.