Linear Technology Corporation (LLTC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Linear Technology Corporation ( LLTC ) 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 ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited ( TSM ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LLTC Dividend History page.

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 ( PSI )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD ).

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%.



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: INTC , LLTC , PSI , SOXX , TSM , XSD

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