National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2014
National Instruments Corporation ( NATI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NATI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NATI was $27.73, representing a -15.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.93 and a 21.14% increase over the 52 week low of $22.89.
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 $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports NATI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 36.11%, compared to an industry average of 21.7%.