Microchip Technology Incorporated (
) 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 (
) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (
). 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
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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 (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
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%.