Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NXST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2018

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Nexstar Media Group, Inc. ( NXST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 25, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NXST prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $62.35, the dividend yield is 2.41%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NXST was $62.35, representing a -24.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.95 and a 11.44% increase over the 52 week low of $55.95.

NXST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Sirius XM Holdings Inc. ( SIRI ) and Spotify Technology S.A. ( SPOT ). NXST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.99. Zacks Investment Research reports NXST's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 109.88%, compared to an industry average of 20.5%.

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

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

  • PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio ( DWAS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAS with an increase of 7.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NXST at 0.8%.

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: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: NXST , SIRI , SPOT , DWAS

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