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Ex-Dividend Reminder: KLA-Tencor, Silicon Motion Technology and Jacobs Engineering Group

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/14/19, KLA-Tencor Corp (Symbol: KLAC), Silicon Motion Technology Corp (Symbol: SIMO), and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Symbol: JEC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. KLA-Tencor Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.75 on 3/1/19, Silicon Motion Technology Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.30 on 2/27/19, and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 3/15/19. As a percentage of KLAC's recent stock price of $106.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of KLA-Tencor Corp to trade 0.70% lower - all else being equal - when KLAC shares open for trading on 2/14/19. Similarly, investors should look for SIMO to open 0.74% lower in price and for JEC to open 0.26% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for KLAC, SIMO, and JEC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

KLA-Tencor Corp (Symbol: KLAC) :

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Silicon Motion Technology Corp (Symbol: SIMO) :

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Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (Symbol: JEC) :

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In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 2.81% for KLA-Tencor Corp, 2.94% for Silicon Motion Technology Corp, and 1.02% for Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc..

In Tuesday trading, KLA-Tencor Corp shares are currently up about 0.9%, Silicon Motion Technology Corp shares are up about 1.4%, and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. shares are up about 1.3% on the day.

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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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