Shares of Texas Instruments Inc. rose in Wednesday's extended session after the chip maker raised its dividend and posted strong results. Texas Instruments boosted its quarterly dividend by 32% to 50 cents a share. The company also reported its third-quarter earnings rose to $968 million, or 94 cents a share, from $798 million, or 76 cents a share, a year ago. Revenue grew 7% to $3.68 billion. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had forecast earnings of 86 cents a share on revenue of $3.49 billion. In the fourth quarter, the company expects revenue in a range of $3.17 billion to $3.43 billion and earnings per share of 76 cents to 86 cents. Analysts are projecting revenue of $3.3 billion and EPS of 79 cents. Shares gained 0.3% after hours.
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