Qualcomm Inc. said Oct. 10 that it will pay a cash dividend of 57 cents per share.

The dividend will go out on Dec. 15 to those who hold shares as of Nov. 29.

Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) has paid 57 cents per share since April, when it raised the dividend from 53 cents. It has paid dividends since 2003. The San Diego-spawned corporation makes microchips and licenses intellectual property related to wireless communications technology.