Texas Instruments Incorporated ( TXN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased TXN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 31.58% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of TXN was $78.58, representing a -0.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.72 and a 60.04% increase over the 52 week low of $49.10.
TXN is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Intel Corporation ( INTC ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. ( TSM ). TXN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.37. Zacks Investment Research reports TXN's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 7.43%, compared to an industry average of 14.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TXN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TXN as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
- First Trust Long/Short Equity ( FTLS )
- PowerShares S&P 500 Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
- Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF ( SYLD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SYLD with an increase of 12.53% over the last 100 days. PWB has the highest percent weighting of TXN at 3.23%.
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