Blackbaud, Inc. ( BLKB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 25, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BLKB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that BLKB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.05, the dividend yield is 1.33%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BLKB was $36.05, representing a -14.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.23 and a 71.75% increase over the 52 week low of $20.99.
BLKB is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). BLKB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports BLKB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.47%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.