Microchip Technology Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3535 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 $37.63, the dividend yield is 3.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCHP was $37.63,
representing a -0.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.97 and a
30.12% 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 $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports MCHP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 21.39%, compared to an
industry average of 13.8%.
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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:
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSD with an increase of
21.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MCHP at 2.68%.