Xilinx, Inc. ( XLNX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased XLNX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.64% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.15, the dividend yield is 2.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XLNX was $47.15, representing a -0.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.18 and a 46.79% increase over the 52 week low of $32.12.
XLNX is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). XLNX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports XLNX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.88%, compared to an industry average of 2.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the XLNX Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to XLNX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XLNX as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
- iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor Index Fund ( SOXX )
- SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF ( XSD )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC )
- First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund ( FVD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSD with an increase of 16.14% over the last 100 days. PSI has the highest percent weighting of XLNX at 5.02%.
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