Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (SPRD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 20, 2012


Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. ( SPRD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SPRD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that SPRD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.69, the dividend yield is 2.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SPRD was $16.69, representing a -28.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.20 and a 32.15% increase over the 52 week low of $12.63.

SPRD is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited ( TSM ). SPRD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports SPRD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -25.67%, compared to an industry average of -13.2%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio ( PGJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PGJ with an increase of 9.88% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SPRD at 1.43%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: INTC , PGJ , SPRD , TSM

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