Sapiens Announces Cash Dividend of $0.20 Per Share and $10.0 Million in Total
Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, announced today that its board of directors has approved the payment of a cash dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend, which amounts to approximately $10.0 million in the aggregate, will be paid on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 to Sapiens’ shareholders of record as of October 16, 2018.
Roni Al Dor, President & CEO of Sapiens, noted: “Recent quarters have demonstrated solid execution against our well-defined corporate strategy. We continued with our progress towards expanding our P&C business in EMEA, and North America, while improving profitability. Our enhanced digital insurance offering along with our proven products and personnel are winning new business, where we are expanding our business with new and existing clients and building our pipeline for future growth. At the same time, our increased efficiency and our ability to more effectively leverage our global assets, has expanded margins and improved profitability.”
“Our cash position and improved profitability enable us to pay a dividend once again to our shareholders,” concluded Mr. Al Dor.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank our shareholders, customers, partners and employees for their continued loyalty and support.”
Sapiens International Corporation is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a 30-year track record of delivering to more than 400 organizations. The company offers software platforms, solutions and services, including a full digital suite, to satisfy the needs of property and casualty/general insurers, and life, pension and annuity providers. Sapiens also services the reinsurance, workers’ compensation, financial and compliance, and decision management markets.
The company’s portfolio includes policy administration, billing and claims, underwriting, illustration and electronic application. The digital suite features customer and agent portals, and a business intelligence platform. For more information: www.sapiens.com.
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