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12/11/2012 2:00:05 PM
Avago Technologies Limited ( AVGO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AVGO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $34.45, the dividend yield is 1.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AVGO was $34.45, representing a -12.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.22 and a 25.78% increase over the 52 week low of $27.39.
AVGO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited ( TSM ). AVGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports AVGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .74%, compared to an industry average of -11.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AVGO Dividend History page.
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