Intel Corporation ( INTC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased INTC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that INTC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.2, the dividend yield is 3.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of INTC was $23.2, representing a -13.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.90 and a 20.64% increase over the 52 week low of $19.23.
INTC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ) and Texas Instruments Incorporated ( TXN ). INTC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports INTC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -14.11%, compared to an industry average of -14.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the INTC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to INTC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have INTC as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ Technol ( TDIV )
- iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
- First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund ( FDL )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
- iShares High Dividend ETF ( HDV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of 11.52% over the last 100 days. TDIV has the highest percent weighting of INTC at 7.85%.
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