Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2013

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Microchip Technology Incorporated ( MCHP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.354 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCHP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.14% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.41, the dividend yield is 3.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCHP was $39.41, representing a -5.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.78 and a 36.27% increase over the 52 week low of $28.92.

MCHP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). MCHP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.59. Zacks Investment Research reports MCHP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 28.73%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.

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

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

  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 6.3% over the last 100 days. DTN has the highest percent weighting of MCHP at 1.63%.



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: DON , DTN , INTC , MCHP , TSM

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