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Broadcom Limited (AVGO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 16, 2016

Broadcom Limited ( AVGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 16, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AVGO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.36% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVGO was $148.14, representing a -1.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $150.50 and a 48.14% increase over the 52 week low of $100.

AVGO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). AVGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.8. Zacks Investment Research reports AVGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 11.05%, compared to an industry average of 12.5%.

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

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

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

  • iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
  • Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF ( SMH )
  • SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
  • ProShares Ultra Semiconductors ( USD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XSD with an increase of 2.68% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent weighting of AVGO at 8.52%.

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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