SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 11, 2004
COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
6600 Wall Street,
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
ITEM 5. OTHER EVENTS
Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan
M. Kenny Muscat, a director of Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI), has entered into a written trading plan (the Plan) relating to future sales of a part of his shares of CPSI common stock. The Plan is intended to comply with Rule 10b5-1 promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Mr. Muscat entered into the Plan in order to diversify his financial holdings. The Plan will also enable him to sell shares over a period of time without significantly affecting the market for CPSI common stock. Under the Plan, Mr. Muscat will have no control over the timing of any sales of his CPSI common stock.
The Plan will commence on July 27, 2004 and will expire six months thereafter. During the term of the Plan, the selected broker is authorized to sell up to 104,898 shares of Mr. Muscats CPSI common stock at such times as the broker, in its sole discretion, may select in accordance with the terms of the Plan.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND SYSTEMS, INC.|
|Date: June 18, 2004||By:||
/s/ M. Stephen Walker
|M. Stephen Walker|
|Vice President Finance and|
|Chief Financial Officer|