Pegasystems Inc. ( PEGA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PEGA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that PEGA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.56, the dividend yield is .49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEGA was $24.56, representing a -12% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.91 and a 33.04% increase over the 52 week low of $18.46.
PEGA is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Infosys Limited ( INFY ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). PEGA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.4. Zacks Investment Research reports PEGA's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -5.17%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.