Pegasystems Inc. ( PEGA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PEGA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that PEGA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $57.15, the dividend yield is .21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PEGA was $57.15, representing a -11.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.85 and a 101.02% increase over the 52 week low of $28.43.
PEGA is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Altaba Inc. ( AABA ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). PEGA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports PEGA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 25.58%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.
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