National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2013

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National Instruments Corporation ( NATI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NATI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that NATI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NATI was $29.64, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.28 and a 28.15% increase over the 52 week low of $23.13.

NATI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). NATI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.74. Zacks Investment Research reports NATI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.5%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NATI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to NATI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NATI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Growth Portfolio ( PXSG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSG with an increase of 12.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NATI at 0.45%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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