Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. ( CPSI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 27, 2016. Shareholders who purchased CPSI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that CPSI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $44.86, the dividend yield is 5.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPSI was $44.86, representing a -24.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.16 and a 24.47% increase over the 52 week low of $36.04.
CPSI is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Infosys Limited ( INFY ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). CPSI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.06. Zacks Investment Research reports CPSI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 112.9%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.
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