STMicroelectronics N.V. ( STM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 23, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased STM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that STM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of STM was $9.58, representing a -4.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $10 and a 52.79% increase over the 52 week low of $6.27.
STM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). STM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.14. Zacks Investment Research reports STM's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 13.33%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.
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