On 5/6/11, Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 6/1/11. As a percentage of ALTR's recent stock price of $47.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.13%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ALTR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Altera Corp.:
ALTR Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ALTR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.50% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
ALTR operates in the Semiconductors sector, among companies like Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) which is down about 0.4% today, and NVIDIA Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) trading lower by about 0.4%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of ALTR, versus MU and NVDA.
In Thursday trading, Altera Corp. shares are currently up about 1% on the day.
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