Texas Instruments Board Declares Quarterly Dividend; Approves Stock Repurchase

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Texas Instruments Incorporated

    DALLAS, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Texas
 Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:   TXN) today declared a quarterly cash dividend
 of 2.125 cents per share of common stock, payable May 21, 2001, to
 stockholders of record on April 30, 2001.
     The Board also approved the repurchase of up to 17 million additional
 shares of the company's common stock.  The repurchases are intended to
 neutralize the potential dilutive effect of shares expected to be issued upon
 the exercise of stock options under the company's long-term incentive plans
 and employee stock purchase plan.
 
     Texas Instruments Incorporated is the world leader in digital signal
 processing and analog technologies, the semiconductor engines of the Internet
 age.  The company's businesses also include sensors and controls, and
 educational and productivity solutions.  TI is headquartered in Dallas, and
 has manufacturing or sales operations in more than 25 countries.
     Texas Instruments is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
 symbol TXN.  More information is located on the World Wide Web at www.ti.com.
 
 

SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated
    DALLAS, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Texas
 Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:   TXN) today declared a quarterly cash dividend
 of 2.125 cents per share of common stock, payable May 21, 2001, to
 stockholders of record on April 30, 2001.
     The Board also approved the repurchase of up to 17 million additional
 shares of the company's common stock.  The repurchases are intended to
 neutralize the potential dilutive effect of shares expected to be issued upon
 the exercise of stock options under the company's long-term incentive plans
 and employee stock purchase plan.
 
     Texas Instruments Incorporated is the world leader in digital signal
 processing and analog technologies, the semiconductor engines of the Internet
 age.  The company's businesses also include sensors and controls, and
 educational and productivity solutions.  TI is headquartered in Dallas, and
 has manufacturing or sales operations in more than 25 countries.
     Texas Instruments is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
 symbol TXN.  More information is located on the World Wide Web at www.ti.com.
 
 SOURCE  Texas Instruments Incorporated

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