Epiq Systems Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (EPIQ)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Epiq Systems (Nasdaq: EPIQ) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $11.42 as of 9:38 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for Epiq Systems has been 126,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Epiq Systems has a market cap of $412.6 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Epiq Systems, Inc. provides integrated technology solutions for the legal profession in the United States and internationally. Its solutions streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, financial transactions, and regulatory compliance matters. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.6, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 34.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Epiq Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Epiq Systems Ratings Report.

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