Linear Technology Corporation ( LLTC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2016. Shareholders who purchased LLTC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of LLTC was $40.87, representing a -17.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.57 and a 12.25% increase over the 52 week low of $36.41.
LLTC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). LLTC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports LLTC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -6.64%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.