Pegasystems Inc. ( PEGA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PEGA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that PEGA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEGA was $42.6, representing a -6.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.50 and a 77.43% increase over the 52 week low of $24.01.
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 $.3. Zacks Investment Research reports PEGA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 53.49%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.