Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2013

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Mentor Graphics Corporation ( MENT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.045 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MENT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -25% decrease from the prior year. At the current stock price of $17.45, the dividend yield is 1.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MENT was $17.45, representing a -2.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.91 and a 35.8% increase over the 52 week low of $12.85.

MENT is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Infosys Limited ( INFY ). MENT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.17. Zacks Investment Research reports MENT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -13.05%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to MENT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MENT as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Software ( PSJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSJ with an increase of 8.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MENT at 2.96%.



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: ADP , INFY , MENT , PSJ

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