New Media Investment Group Inc. ( NEWM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NEWM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NEWM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.46, the dividend yield is 10.4%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEWM was $13.46, representing a -22.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.44 and a 13.4% increase over the 52 week low of $11.87.
NEWM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as News Corporation ( NWS ) and News Corporation ( NWSA ). NEWM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.11. Zacks Investment Research reports NEWM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 25.71%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.