LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / April 20, 2018 / Active-Investors has a free review on Issuer Direct Corp. (ISDR) following the Company's announcement that it will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2018. To capture the dividend payout, investors must purchase the stock a day prior to the ex-dividend date (excluding weekend) that is by latest at the end of the trading session on April 20, 2018. Active-Investors has initiated due-diligence on this dividend stock. Register with us for more free research including the one on ISDR:
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On April 11, 2018, Issuer Direct announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable May 14, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 24, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be April 23, 2018.
Issuer Direct's indicated dividend represents a yield of 1.25%, which is considerably higher than the average dividend yield of 1.01% for the Technology sector. The Company's recent dividend announcement marked the eleventh straight quarter of paying dividends.
Issuer Direct has a dividend payout ratio of 36%, which denotes that the Company spends approximately $0.36 for dividend distribution out of every $1.00 earned. The dividend payout ratio reflects how much amount a company is returning to shareholders versus how much money it is keeping on hand to reinvest in growth, to pay off debt, and/or to add to its cash reserves.
Issuer Direct's trailing twelve months earnings totaled $0.50 per share, which is more than double compared to the Company's annualized dividend of $0.20 per share.
For Q4 2017, Issuer Direct generated cash flows from operations of $417,000 compared to $741,000 in Q4 2016. For FY17, the Company generated cash flows from operations of $2.51 million compared to $2.76 million in FY16. As of December 31, 2017, Issuer Direct's cash and cash equivalents totaled $4.92 million compared to $5.34 million as on December 31, 2016. The Company's strong financial position indicates its ability to absorb any fluctuations in earnings and cash flow and to sustain the dividend distribution for a long period.
About Issuer Direct Corp.
Issuer Direct is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. The Company's principal platform, Platform id, empowers users by thoughtfully integrating the most relevant tools, technologies, and services, thus eliminating the complexity associated with producing and distributing financial and business communications. Headquartered in RTP, North Carolina, Issuer Direct serves more than 2,000 public and private companies in more than 18 countries.
Stock Performance Snapshot
April 19, 2018 - At Thursday's closing bell, Issuer Direct's stock advanced 2.14%, ending the trading session at $16.70.
Volume traded for the day: 606 shares.
Stock performance in the last month – up 4.38%; previous six-month period – up 28.46%; and past twelve-month period – up 63.73%
After yesterday's close, Issuer Direct's market cap was at $51.10 million.
Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio was at 33.33.
The stock has a dividend yield of 1.20%.
The stock is part of the Technology sector, categorized under the Information Technology Services industry.
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