NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NVDA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NVDA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $19.04, the dividend yield is 1.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NVDA was $19.04, representing a -3.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.73 and a 31.13% increase over the 52 week low of $14.52.
NVDA is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). NVDA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.91. Zacks Investment Research reports NVDA's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 29.7%, compared to an industry average of 30.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NVDA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NVDA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSI with an increase of 6.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NVDA at 4.63%.