Techne Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TECH stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 7.14% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of TECH was $69.59,
representing a -8.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.02 and
a 10.32% increase over the 52 week low of $63.08.
TECH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Amgen Inc. (
) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (
). TECH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.99. Zacks Investment Research reports TECH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.41%, compared to an
industry average of 6.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to TECH through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TECH as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKK with an increase of
6.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of TECH at 0.87%.