Techne Corporation (TECH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 07, 2013
Techne Corporation ( TECH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TECH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $86.96, the dividend yield is 1.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TECH was $86.96, representing a -3.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.99 and a 39.02% increase over the 52 week low of $62.55.
TECH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Gilead Sciences, Inc. ( GILD ) and Amgen Inc. ( AMGN ). TECH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.1. Zacks Investment Research reports TECH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TECH through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TECH as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index Fund ( FBT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FBT with an increase of 12.51% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TECH at 5.03%.