Emis Group (EMIS) Trading Up 7.7% Following Dividend Announcement

Emis Group Plc (LON:EMIS)’s share price was up 7.7% on Wednesday after the company announced a dividend. The stock traded as high as GBX 1,040 ($13.59) and last traded at GBX 1,032 ($13.48). Approximately 120,176 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 30% from the average daily volume of 171,465 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 958 ($12.52).

The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Monday, May 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th will be paid a GBX 14.20 ($0.19) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 11th. Emis Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1.77%.

The company has a market cap of $649.77 million and a P/E ratio of 65.32.

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About Emis Group (LON:EMIS)

EMIS Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides healthcare software, information technology, and related services for healthcare professionals in the United Kingdom. It operates in four segments: Primary, Community & Acute Care; Community Pharmacy; Specialist & Care; and Patient. The company offers clinical management systems that hold patient records for healthcare providers and commissioners; dispensary pharmacy management software for the community pharmacy market; and Egton non-clinical software for health and social care.

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