Cash Dividend On The Way From American Software (AMSWA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/15, American Software Inc ( AMSWA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 5/22/15. As a percentage of AMSWA's recent stock price of $9.75, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of American Software Inc to trade 1.03% lower — all else being equal — when AMSWA shares open for trading on 5/6/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for AMSWA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by American Software 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 AMSWA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.10% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of AMSWA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

American Software Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, AMSWA's low point in its 52 week range is $8.21 per share, with $10.54 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $9.75.

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

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