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Altera Corporation (ALTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2014

Altera Corporation ( ALTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ALTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $32.9, the dividend yield is 2.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALTR was $32.9, representing a -16.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.18 and a 7.06% increase over the 52 week low of $30.73.

ALTR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). ALTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.46. Zacks Investment Research reports ALTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.81%, compared to an industry average of 12%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to ALTR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have ALTR as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
  • Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE )
  • Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares ( SOXL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXL with an increase of 20.48% over the last 100 days. XSD has the highest percent weighting of ALTR at 2.31%.

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


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

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