Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. ( MPWR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MPWR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that MPWR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $84.31, the dividend yield is .95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MPWR was $84.31, representing a -4.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.09 and a 53.15% increase over the 52 week low of $55.05.
MPWR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). MPWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.1. Zacks Investment Research reports MPWR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 42.53%, compared to an industry average of 31.2%.