Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 27, 2013
Pegasystems Inc. ( PEGA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PEGA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 30th quarter that PEGA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.49, the dividend yield is .3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEGA was $39.49, representing a -2.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.55 and a 107.84% increase over the 52 week low of $19.
PEGA is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ). PEGA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.87. Zacks Investment Research reports PEGA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.16%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.