ABT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/5/14

On 11/5/14, Absolute Software Corp (TSX: ABT.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 11/28/14. As a percentage of ABT's recent stock price of $7.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.99%, so look for shares of Absolute Software Corp to trade 0.99% lower — all else being equal — when ABT shares open for trading on 11/5/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for ABT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.07 declared by Absolute Software Corp:

ABT+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ABT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.94% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ABT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Absolute Software Corp 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ABT's low point in its 52 week range is $5.85 per share, with $7.61 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.10.

In Monday trading, Absolute Software Corp shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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