Texas Instruments Incorporated ( TXN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TXN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $58.81, the dividend yield is 2.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TXN was $58.81, representing a -1.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.99 and a 35.23% increase over the 52 week low of $43.49.
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 $2.78. Zacks Investment Research reports TXN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 8.3%, compared to an industry average of -21.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TXN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TXN as a top-10 holding:
- iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund ( SOXX )
- Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF ( SMH )
- PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors ( PSI )
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI First Trust NASDAQ Technol ( TDIV )
- Huntington EcoLogical Strategy ETF ( HECO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is HECO with an increase of 0.97% over the last 100 days. SOXX has the highest percent weighting of TXN at 8.19%.