Silicon Motion confirms quarterly dividend


TAIPEI, Taiwan and MILPITAS, California, February 1, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO) (“Silicon Motion” or the “Company”), a world leader in the design and marketing of NAND flash controllers for Solid State Storage Devices confirms its quarterly cash dividend today.

On October 26, 2020, the Company’s Board of Directors declared the payment of an annual dividend of US $ 1.40 per ADS.1, equivalent to US $ 0.35 per common share, to be paid in four quarterly installments of $ 0.35 per ADS, equivalent to US $ 0.0875 per common share. In accordance with the previously announced registration and payment dates, the next quarterly installment will be paid on February 26, 2021 to all shareholders of record on February 16, 2021. The DR books of our depositary bank will be closed for issuance and cancellation on February 16, 2021.

The declaration and payment of future cash dividends are subject to the Board’s continued determination that the payment of dividends is in the best interest of the Company’s shareholders and complies with all laws and Company agreements applicable to the declaration. and payment of dividends in cash. .
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1 One ADS equals four ordinary shares.

About Silicon Motion:
We are the world leader in supplying NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and the business leader in supplying SSD controllers. We have the broadest portfolio of controller technologies and our controllers are widely used in storage products such as SSDs and eMMC + UFS devices, found in data centers, PCs, smartphones, and commercial and industrial applications. We have shipped more than six billion NAND controllers in the last ten years, more than any other company in the world. We also supply custom high-performance hyperscale data centers and industrial SSD solutions. Our customers include most of the leading NAND flash vendors, storage device module manufacturers and OEMs. For more information on Silicon Motion, visit us at www.siliconmotion.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:
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