Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. ( JKHY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JKHY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $57.95, the dividend yield is 1.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JKHY was $57.95, representing a -3.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.34 and a 52.9% increase over the 52 week low of $37.90.
JKHY is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ). JKHY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.31. Zacks Investment Research reports JKHY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.35%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.
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