Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ( SBGI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SBGI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SBGI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.26, the dividend yield is 2.38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SBGI was $25.26, representing a -21.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.99 and a 152.28% increase over the 52 week low of $10.01.

SBGI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as CBS Corporation ( CBS ) and Sirius XM Radio Inc. ( SIRI ). SBGI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports SBGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -36.33%, compared to an industry average of -4.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SBGI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SBGI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SBGI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio ( DWAS )
  • WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund ( EES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 17.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SBGI at 1.19%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CBS , DWAS , EES , SBGI , SIRI

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