Reminder - Computer Programs & Systems (CPSI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/15/16, Computer Programs & Systems Inc ( CPSI) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 12/2/16. As a percentage of CPSI's recent stock price of $22.95, this dividend works out to approximately 1.05%, so look for shares of Computer Programs & Systems Inc to trade 1.05% lower — all else being equal — when CPSI shares open for trading on 11/15/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CPSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.24 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 4.18% 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 $18.25 per share, with $59.16 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.00.

In Friday trading, Computer Programs & Systems Inc shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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