Intel Corporation ( INTC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased INTC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that INTC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.48, the dividend yield is 2.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of INTC was $49.48, representing a -14.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.60 and a 43.92% increase over the 52 week low of $34.38.
INTC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ) and NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ). INTC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports INTC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 19.29%, compared to an industry average of 20.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to INTC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have INTC as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF ( SMH )
- Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors ETF ( PSI )
- iShares U.S. Technology ETF ( IYW )
- Vanguard Information Tech ETF ( VGT )
- Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF ( FTEC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VGT with an increase of 3.28% over the last 100 days. SMH has the highest percent weighting of INTC at 9.83%.
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