Quality Systems Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (QSII)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Quality Systems (Nasdaq: QSII) is tomorrow, March 16, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $44.08 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for Quality Systems has been 508,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Quality Systems has a market cap of $2.26 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 18.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Quality Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets healthcare information systems in the United States. The company operates through four divisions: QSI Dental, NextGen, Inpatient Solutions, and Practice Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.3, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 29.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Quality Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Quality Systems Ratings Report.

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