Simulations Plus, Inc. ( SLP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 10, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 20, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SLP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $16.55, the dividend yield is 1.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLP was $16.55, representing a -5.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.45 and a 95.86% increase over the 52 week low of $8.45.
SLP is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Altaba Inc. ( AABA ) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ). SLP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.32. Zacks Investment Research reports SLP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 10.34%, compared to an industry average of 10.5%.
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