Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ( SBGI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SBGI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -86.96% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of SBGI was $14.21, representing a -8.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.47 and a 81.71% increase over the 52 week low of $7.82.

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 $1.78. Zacks Investment Research reports SBGI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -29.35%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SBGI Dividend History page.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 9.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SBGI at 0.97%.



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 , SBGI , SIRI

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