SLP Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/12/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/12/14, Simulations Plus Inc. ( SLP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 3/24/14. As a percentage of SLP's recent stock price of $5.62, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for shares of Simulations Plus Inc. to trade 0.89% lower — all else being equal — when SLP shares open for trading on 2/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SLP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Simulations Plus Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SLP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SLP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Simulations Plus Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SLP's low point in its 52 week range is $3.82 per share, with $5.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $5.61.

In Monday trading, Simulations Plus Inc. shares are currently up about 0.9% on the day.

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