Techne Corporation (TECH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Techne Corporation ( TECH ) 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. ( AMGN ) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. ( GILD ). 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%.

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

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 ( JKK ).

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%.



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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