NetApp, Inc. ( NTAP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 04, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NTAP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $85.67, the dividend yield is 1.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NTAP was $85.67, representing a -2.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.08 and a 99.28% increase over the 52 week low of $42.99.
NTAP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ) and Western Digital Corporation ( WDC ). NTAP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.79. Zacks Investment Research reports NTAP's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 30.9%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NTAP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NTAP as a top-10 holding:
- ValueShares U.S. Quantitative Value ETF ( QMOM )
- Franklin Templeton ETF Trust ( FLQM )
- iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF ( JKG )
- Principal Sustainable Momentum Index ETF ( PMOM )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FLQM with an increase of 11.33% over the last 100 days. QMOM has the highest percent weighting of NTAP at 199%.
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