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Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

Broadcom Corporation ( BRCM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BRCM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $36.59, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BRCM was $36.59, representing a -3.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.85 and a 27.94% increase over the 52 week low of $28.60.

BRCM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). BRCM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports BRCM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .83%, compared to an industry average of -21.5%.

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

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

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

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
  • streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
  • SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
  • First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund ( FDV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of 20.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BRCM at 7.85%.

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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