Microchip Technology Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3545 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 05, 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 $43.61, the dividend yield is 3.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCHP was $43.61,
representing a -1.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.10 and
a 50.8% 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 $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports MCHP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 31.03%, compared to an
industry average of 9.6%.
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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 DON with an increase of
13.89% over the last 100 days. XSD has the highest percent
weighting of MCHP at 2.57%.