NetApp, Inc. ( NTAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NTAP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NTAP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.53, the dividend yield is 1.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NTAP was $37.53, representing a -18.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.96 and a 14.6% increase over the 52 week low of $32.75.
NTAP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as EMC Corporation ( EMC ) and TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ). NTAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.73. Zacks Investment Research reports NTAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.02%, compared to an industry average of -5.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NTAP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NTAP as a top-10 holding:
- streetTRACKS Morgan Stanley Technology Index Fund ( MTK )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC )
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH )
- TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF ( TTFS ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of 11.16% over the last 100 days. MTK has the highest percent weighting of NTAP at 2.94%.