Ex-Dividend Reminder: Nexstar Media Group, Sirius XM Holdings and AmeriGas Partners

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 5/9/19, Nexstar Media Group Inc (Symbol: NXST), Sirius XM Holdings Inc (Symbol: SIRI), and AmeriGas Partners LP (Symbol: APU) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Nexstar Media Group Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.45 on 5/24/19, Sirius XM Holdings Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.0121 on 5/31/19, and AmeriGas Partners LP will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.95 on 5/17/19. As a percentage of NXST's recent stock price of $113.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.40%, so look for shares of Nexstar Media Group Inc to trade 0.40% lower - all else being equal - when NXST shares open for trading on 5/9/19. Similarly, investors should look for SIRI to open 0.21% lower in price and for APU to open 2.60% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for NXST, SIRI, and APU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Nexstar Media Group Inc (Symbol: NXST) :


Sirius XM Holdings Inc (Symbol: SIRI) :


AmeriGas Partners LP (Symbol: APU) :


In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.59% for Nexstar Media Group Inc, 0.84% for Sirius XM Holdings Inc, and 10.38% for AmeriGas Partners LP.

In Tuesday trading, Nexstar Media Group Inc shares are currently trading flat, Sirius XM Holdings Inc shares are down about 0.9%, and AmeriGas Partners LP shares are trading flat on the day.

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

This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: NXST , SIRI , APU

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