Microchip Technology Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.355 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 07, 2014. 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.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCHP was $45.76,
representing a -2.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.99 and
a 35.71% increase over the 52 week low of $33.72.
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 $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports MCHP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 32.85%, compared to an
industry average of 23.9%.
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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:
- ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of
7.37% over the last 100 days. SDOG has the highest percent
weighting of MCHP at 2.16%.