The SHAREHOLDERS of record are compiled from those who owned the stock 3 trading days earlier. Feb 7th shareholders of record are those who bought on Feb 4th.
FEB 5th is the first day that Intel trades without (EX-) dividend.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 – Intel Corporation's board of directors has declared a 22.5 cents-per-share (90 cents-per-share on an annual basis) quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on March 1, 2013 to stockholders of record on Feb. 7, 2013.
"With the payout of this quarterly dividend, Intel's dividend and stock buyback program will have returned approximately $119 billion to stockholders since the program's inception," said Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini. "This is a testament to our commitment to return cash to our stockholders as we continue to generate strong cash flow driven by the combination of new products and design wins from the lowest power portable devices to the most powerful data center servers."