Cash Dividend On The Way From Computer Programs & Systems (CPSI)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/12/14, Computer Programs & Systems Inc (CPSI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.57, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of CPSI's recent stock price of $62.26, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Computer Programs & Systems Inc to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when CPSI shares open for trading on 8/12/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.57 declared by Computer Programs & Systems 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 CPSI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.66% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CPSI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Computer Programs & Systems Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CPSI's low point in its 52 week range is $54.11 per share, with $71.89 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $63.19.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CPSI makes up 653.27% of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund ETF ( DGRS) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Computer Programs & Systems Inc shares are currently down about 1.4% on the day.

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