Xilinx, Inc. ( XLNX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 28, 2018. Shareholders who purchased XLNX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.86% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $71.87, the dividend yield is 2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XLNX was $71.87, representing a -7.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.02 and a 19.54% increase over the 52 week low of $60.12.
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 $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports XLNX's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 5.3%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to XLNX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XLNX as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLK with an increase of 4% over the last 100 days. SMH has the highest percent weighting of XLNX at 3.64%.
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