Reminder - Simulations Plus (SLP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/8/16, Simulations Plus Inc. (SLP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 11/17/16. As a percentage of SLP's recent stock price of $8.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of Simulations Plus Inc. to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when SLP shares open for trading on 11/8/16.

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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 2.37% 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 $6.74 per share, with $11.89 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.45.

In Friday trading, Simulations Plus Inc. shares are currently off about 2.3% on the day.

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