Silicon Motion Technology Corporation ( SIMO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.298 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SIMO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SIMO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $55.6, the dividend yield is 2.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIMO was $55.6, representing a -4.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.04 and a 34.43% increase over the 52 week low of $41.36.
SIMO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). SIMO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.25. Zacks Investment Research reports SIMO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 45.93%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SIMO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SIMO as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR FactSet Innovative Technology ETF ( XITK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XITK with an increase of 5.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SIMO at 0.85%.
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