Ex-Div Reminder for Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/13/14, Silicon Motion Technology Corp ( SIMO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 2/25/14. As a percentage of SIMO's recent stock price of $17.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.88%, so look for shares of Silicon Motion Technology Corp to trade 0.88% lower — all else being equal — when SIMO shares open for trading on 2/13/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SIMO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.15 declared by Silicon Motion Technology Corp:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SIMO is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.53% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SIMO shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Silicon Motion Technology Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SIMO's low point in its 52 week range is $9.90 per share, with $17.70 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.90.

In Tuesday trading, Silicon Motion Technology Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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