By: Chang Chien-chung and Frances Huang
Shares of TSMC went ex-dividend on Thursday before issuing NT$2.5 in cash dividends per share held by its shareholders for its earnings per share (EPS) of NT$4.47 recorded in the first quarter of this year.
TSMC is expected to give out a total of NT$64.83 billion in cash dividends for the first-quarter earnings on Oct. 15.
Chang, who retired in June 2018 as TSMC chairman, owned 125 million shares of the company at that time. As long as he continues to maintain his holdings, he will receive some NT$312 million in cash dividends in October. [FULL STORY]