QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.57 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased QCOM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that QCOM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.85, the dividend yield is 3.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of QCOM was $68.85, representing a -1.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.24 and a 40.73% increase over the 52 week low of $48.92.
QCOM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as NTT DOCOMO, Inc ( DCM ) and Nokia Corporation ( NOK ). QCOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -18.92%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to QCOM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have QCOM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
- Principal Contrarian Value Index ETF ( PVAL )
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( SPMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of 28.8% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of QCOM at 8.72%.