Texas Instruments To Trade Ex-Dividend

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According to Dividend Channel, on 7/28/11, Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 8/22/11. As a percentage of TXN's recent stock price of $30.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.42%.

Below is a dividend history chart for TXN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.13 declared by Texas Instruments Inc.:

TXN Dividend History


Date

Div*


04/28/11

0.130


01/27/11

0.130


10/28/10

0.130


07/28/10

0.120


04/28/10

0.120


01/28/10

0.120


10/28/09

0.120


07/29/09

0.110


04/28/09

0.110


01/28/09

0.110


10/29/08

0.110


07/29/08

0.100


04/28/08

0.100


01/29/08

0.100


10/29/07

0.100


07/27/07

0.080


04/26/07

0.080


01/29/07

0.040


10/27/06

0.040


07/27/06

0.030


04/27/06

0.030


01/27/06

0.030


10/27/05

0.030


04/28/05

0.025


01/27/05

0.025


10/28/04

0.025


07/28/04

0.023


04/28/04

0.021


01/28/04

0.021


10/29/03

0.021


07/29/03

0.021


04/28/03

0.023


01/29/03

0.021


10/29/02

0.021


07/29/02

0.021


04/26/02

0.021


01/29/02

0.022


10/29/01

0.021


07/27/01

0.023


04/26/01

0.022


01/29/01

0.022


10/27/00

0.021


07/27/00

0.021


04/27/00

0.021


01/27/00

0.021


10/28/99

0.021


07/28/99

0.021


04/29/99

0.021


01/28/99

0.021


10/28/98

0.021


07/29/98

0.021


04/28/98

0.021


12/29/97

0.021


09/26/97

0.021


06/26/97

0.021


03/26/97

0.021


12/27/96

0.021


09/26/96

0.021


07/01/96

0.021


04/01/96

0.021


12/27/95

0.021


10/02/95

0.021


* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.




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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from TXN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, TXN makes up 20.83% of the Semiconductor HOLDRS ETF (SMH) which is trading lower by about 2.2% on the day Wednesday.

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TXN operates in the Semiconductors sector, among companies like Tessera Technologies Inc (TSRA) which is down about 1.3% today, and Cabot Microelectronics Corp (CCMP) trading lower by about 7%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of TXN, versus TSRA and CCMP.

TXN,TSRA,CCMP Relative Performance Chart
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TXN,TSRA,CCMP Relative Performance Chart

In Wednesday trading, Texas Instruments Inc. shares are currently down about 2.3% on the day.

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