Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 50% increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend, from $0.05 per share to $0.075 per share, on the company’s common stock. This increase will be effective with the dividend payment to be distributed on December 27, 2022 to shareholders of record on December 6, 2022.
Additionally, the company announced its intention to return 40 percent to 50 percent of cumulative free cash flow generated over time, beginning 2022, subject to a variety of factors, including strategic investments, other capital allocation priorities and Board of Directors’ approval. The company defines free cash flow as net cash provided by operating activities less purchases of property, plant and equipment. The company’s capital allocation priorities remain investing in the business, maintaining a strong balance sheet, strategic investments, and shareholder returns.
“We are very pleased to announce our shareholder return goal, reflecting confidence in our long-term business outlook and strong financial position. This target allows the company to continue investing for long-term growth while also returning capital to shareholders,” said Giel Rutten, Amkor’s president and chief executive officer.
About Amkor Technology, Inc.
Amkor Technology, Inc. is one of the world’s largest providers of outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services. Founded in 1968, Amkor pioneered the outsourcing of IC packaging and test and is now a strategic manufacturing partner for the world’s leading semiconductor companies, foundries and electronics OEMs. Amkor’s operational base includes production facilities, product development centers, and sales and support offices located in key electronics manufacturing regions in Asia, Europe and the USA. For more information visit amkor.com.
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