QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012


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QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased QCOM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that QCOM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.62, the dividend yield is 1.57%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QCOM was $63.62, representing a -7.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.87 and a 22.91% increase over the 52 week low of $51.76.

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 $3.51. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.92%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the QCOM Dividend History page.

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 14.52% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of QCOM at 8.97%.

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