For only the second time in its decades-long history, Compuware (NASDAQ:CPWR) is handing out a dividend. The company has declared a quarterly common stock distribution of $0.125 per share, to be paid on September 25 to shareholders of record as of September 11. That amount matches the firm's previous and inaugural payout, which was dispensed in June. 

When declaring that initial payout, the company quoted CEO Bob Paul as saying that it "reflect[ed] the momentum of the Company's strategy and the progress we have made, including the successful transformation to high-growth businesses and the stabilization of our mainframe business."

The just-declared dividend annualizes to $0.50 per share. That yields 4.6% at Compuware's current stock price of $10.82.

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