TransAct Technologies Incorporated ( TACT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased TACT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $7.41, the dividend yield is 4.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TACT was $7.41, representing a -51.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.23 and a 5.86% increase over the 52 week low of $7.
TACT is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ( PANW ) and Stratasys, Ltd. ( SSYS ). TACT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.37. Zacks Investment Research reports TACT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -35.19%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.