QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.62 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2019. Shareholders who purchased QCOM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that QCOM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of QCOM was $53.78, representing a -29.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.50 and a 10.75% increase over the 52 week low of $48.56.
QCOM is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Nokia Corporation ( NOK ) and Ericsson ( ERIC ). QCOM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports QCOM's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as .73%, compared to an industry average of -9.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to QCOM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have QCOM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
- Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors ETF ( PSI )
- Invesco Dynamic Networking ETF ( PXQ )
- First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index Fund ( TDIV )
- First Trust US Equity Dividend Select ETF ( RNDV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSI with an increase of 5.88% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent weighting of QCOM at 6.82%.
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