National Instruments Corporation ( NATI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NATI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that NATI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.97, the dividend yield is 2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NATI was $27.97, representing a -14.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.83 and a 22.19% 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 $.64. Zacks Investment Research reports NATI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.16%, compared to an industry average of -9.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NATI Dividend History page.