October 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM EDT
Silicon Motion Announces Annual Dividend Increase
As the Company’s growth and profitability have been strong, the Board has decided to increase its annual dividend payment to
|Record Date||Payment Date|
|November 7, 2019||November 21, 2019|
|February 13, 2020||February 27, 2020|
|May 7, 2020||May 21, 2020|
|August 6, 2020||August 20, 2020|
The Company’s depository bank’s DR books will be closed for issuance and cancellation on each of the record dates.
“Our Board has decided to increase the Company’s annual dividend to further enhance shareholder returns,” said
The payment of the annual dividend to be paid in quarterly installments will be made according to the anticipated record and payment dates unless subsequently changed by the Board. The declaration and payment of future cash dividends is subject to the Board's continuing determination that the payment of dividends is in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders and is in compliance with all laws and agreements of the Company applicable to the declaration and payment of cash dividends.
We are the global leader in supplying NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and the merchant leader in supplying SSD controllers. We have the broadest portfolio of controller technologies and our controllers are widely used in embedded storage products such as SSDs and eMMC+UFS devices, which are found in smartphones, PCs and commercial and industrial applications. We have shipped over six billion NAND controllers in the last ten years, more than any other company in the world. We also supply customized high-performance hyperscale data center and industrial SSD solutions. Our customers include most of the NAND flash vendors, storage device module makers and leading OEMs. For further information on
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|Investor Contact:||Investor Contact:|
|Christopher Chaney||Selina Hsieh|
|Director of IR and Strategy||Investor Relations|
|E-mail: CChaney@siliconmotion.com||E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org|
1 One ADS is equivalent to four ordinary shares.
Source: Silicon Motion Technology Corporation