Texas Instruments Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (TXN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Texas Instruments (Nasdaq: TXN) is Monday, October 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $28.12 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%.

The average volume for Texas Instruments has been 8.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Texas Instruments has a market cap of $31.52 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 3.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Texas Instruments Incorporated engages in the design and sale of semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 18.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Instruments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Texas Instruments Ratings Report.

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