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Intel Increases Quarterly Dividend

- By Julie Young

Intel (INTC) has announced a quarterly dividend of 27.25 cents with an ex-dividend date of May 3. The dividend is a 5% increase from the previous dividend of 26 cents. With the March dividend, the stock now has a forward dividend yield of 3.06%.

Intel is trading for $35.49. Year to date it has a return of -2.24%. Its one-year return is 11.15%, and it has a three-year return of 38.39%. Key factors influencing the year's lows are competition from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and speculation on its acquisition of Mobileye (MBLY).