Linear Technology Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.26 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased LLTC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 4% increase over the prior month. At the current
stock price of $33.77, the dividend yield is 9.24%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LLTC was $33.77,
representing a -2.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.50 and
a 19.41% increase over the 52 week low of $28.28.
LLTC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Intel Corporation (
) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (
). LLTC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.69. Zacks Investment Research reports LLTC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.5%, compared to an
industry average of -11%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to LLTC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LLTC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors (
- iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of
8.68% over the last 100 days. PSI has the highest percent weighting
of LLTC at 5.43%.