NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NVDA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NVDA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $127.72, the dividend yield is .44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NVDA was $127.72, representing a -7.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $137.44 and a 204.1% increase over the 52 week low of $42.
NVDA is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ) and Intel Corporation ( INTC ). NVDA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.01. Zacks Investment Research reports NVDA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 19.36%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NVDA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NVDA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
- VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF ( SMH )
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
- PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Growth Portfolio ( PXMG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSI with an increase of 16.59% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent weighting of NVDA at 9.63%.
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