Broadcom Inc. ( AVGO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $2.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2019. Shareholders who purchased AVGO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 51.43% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of AVGO was $293.84, representing a -1.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $299.55 and a 48.81% increase over the 52 week low of $197.46.
AVGO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). AVGO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $14.8. Zacks Investment Research reports AVGO's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -5.94%, compared to an industry average of -2.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AVGO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AVGO as a top-10 holding:
- iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
- VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF ( SMH )
- First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index Fund ( TDIV )
- Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors ETF ( PSI )
- Barron's 400 ( BFOR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SOXX with an increase of 13.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AVGO at 8.4%.
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