Pegasystems Inc. ( PEGA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PEGA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that PEGA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.1, the dividend yield is .43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEGA was $28.1, representing a -7.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.23 and a 46.35% increase over the 52 week low of $19.20.
PEGA is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) and Infosys Limited ( INFY ). PEGA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.46. Zacks Investment Research reports PEGA's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -10.34%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PEGA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PEGA as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Enhanced U.S. Small-Cap ( IESM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IESM with an decrease of -4.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PEGA at 1.84%.