Progress Software Corporation ( PRGS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PRGS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $28.98, the dividend yield is .43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PRGS was $28.98, representing a -10.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.47 and a 28.4% increase over the 52 week low of $22.57.
PRGS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). PRGS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.17. Zacks Investment Research reports PRGS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 11.2%, compared to an industry average of 5%.