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3 Ex-Dividend Stocks With Buy Ratings

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The following stocks go ex-dividend Thursday, meaning an investor must purchase the shares Wednesday to qualify for the next dividend payment: Henry (Jack) & Associates (JKHY - Get Report), Microchip Technology (MCHP - Get Report) and Solera Holdings (SLH).

The three stocks receive buy ratings from TheStreet Ratings.

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Microchip Technology

The semiconductor products maker reported earlier this month third-quarter earnings of $77.5 million, or 38 cents a share, a fall from year-ago earnings of $100.8 million, or 52 cents.

"The company guided for seasonal growth as it expects to see the beginning of the upturn," JPMorgan analysts wrote in a Feb. 3 report. "However, we continue to believe Microchip is expensive at its current valuation of 18X our C13 EPS estimate of $2.15, a roughly 15% premium to our large cap semiconductor average of 15.5X C13 EPS. As a result, we remain Neutral on MCHP due to valuation."

Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 3.8%

Rated "A (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's third-quarter gross profit margin was basically the same as a year ago.

Microchip Technology is extremely liquid. Its Quick Ratio is 5.84, which shows it can meet its short-term cash needs.

In the third quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 17.65% from the prior year.

TheStreet Ratings' price target is $43.12. The stock closed Monday at $36.94 and has risen 0.05%.

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