National Instruments Corporation ( NATI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NATI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.52% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $41.77, the dividend yield is 2.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NATI was $41.77, representing a -22.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.57 and a 20.96% increase over the 52 week low of $34.53.
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 $.44. Zacks Investment Research reports NATI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 29.79%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NATI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NATI as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Technology Hardware ETF ( XTH ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTH with an decrease of -10.86% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NATI at 2.16%.