NetApp, Inc. ( NTAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 21, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NTAP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $30.89, the dividend yield is 2.33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NTAP was $30.89, representing a -29.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.67 and a 7.44% increase over the 52 week low of $28.75.
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 $1.38. Zacks Investment Research reports NTAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -26.21%, compared to an industry average of -4.4%.