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Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 17, 2017

Applied Materials, Inc. ( AMAT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 17, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AMAT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that AMAT has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AMAT was $35.49, representing a -1% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.85 and a 119.75% increase over the 52 week low of $16.15.

AMAT is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). AMAT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.96. Zacks Investment Research reports AMAT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 38.14%, compared to an industry average of 25.8%.

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

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF ( RPG )
  • Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares ( KNOW )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Momentum Fund ETF ( MOM )
  • Direxion NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares ( QQQE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQE with an increase of 10.76% over the last 100 days. RPG has the highest percent weighting of AMAT at 2.57%.

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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