Spok Holdings, Inc. ( SPOK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SPOK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that SPOK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.9, the dividend yield is 3.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPOK was $14.9, representing a -23.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.50 and a 18.44% increase over the 52 week low of $12.58.
SPOK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ). SPOK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.03.
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