National Instruments Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 09, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03,
2013. Shareholders who purchased NATI stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 6th quarter that NATI has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $27.85, the dividend yield is 2.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NATI was $27.85,
representing a -15.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.83 and
a 21.67% increase over the 52 week low of $22.89.
NATI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes
companies such as Microsoft Corporation (
) and Oracle Corporation (
). 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 -1.16%, compared to an
industry average of -5%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSG with an increase of
14.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NATI at 0.45%.