QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2014


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QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased QCOM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $76.97, the dividend yield is 2.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QCOM was $76.97, representing a -6.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.97 and a 17.57% increase over the 52 week low of $65.47.

QCOM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as NTT DOCOMO, Inc ( DCM ) and Ericsson ( ERIC ). QCOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.4. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 20.26%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the QCOM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Network Index Fund ( IGN )
  • iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Networking ( PXQ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYW with an increase of 13.41% over the last 100 days. IGN has the highest percent weighting of QCOM at 8.57%.

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