Poway-based Cohu Inc. (Nasdaq: COHU) announced that its board of directors authorized a change in the payment date of the company's previously announced regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share to Dec. 28 from Jan. 2, 2013.
The record date of the quarterly dividend remains unchanged at Nov. 23, 2012.
The company accelerated the payment of the dividend to allow its shareholders to benefit from the current dividend tax rate that is scheduled to expire on Dec. 31.
Cohu supplies test handling, burn-in, thermal subsystems and MEMS test solutions used by the global semiconductor industry, and supplies microwave communications and video equipment.
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