Analog Devices, Inc. ( ADI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 07, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ADI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of ADI was $81.97, representing a -0.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.57 and a 63.61% increase over the 52 week low of $50.10.
ADI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). ADI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.93. Zacks Investment Research reports ADI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 18.78%, compared to an industry average of 27.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ADI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ADI as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
- iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF ( JKG )
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
- Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSD with an increase of 19.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ADI at 2.72%.
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