Teradyne, Inc. ( TER ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 28, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TER prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that TER has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.57, the dividend yield is 1.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TER was $20.57, representing a -3.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.33 and a 28.08% increase over the 52 week low of $16.06.
TER is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as ABB Ltd ( ABB ) and Amphenol Corporation ( APH ). TER's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports TER's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -1.51%, compared to an industry average of -11%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TER through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TER as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF ( JKJ )
- Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares ( SOXL )
- ProShares Ultra Semiconductors ( USD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is USD with an increase of 6.21% over the last 100 days. JKJ has the highest percent weighting of TER at 0.83%.
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