New York Times Company ( NYT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 05, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NYT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that NYT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.8, the dividend yield is 1.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NYT was $11.8, representing a -18.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.53 and a 2.79% increase over the 52 week low of $11.48.
NYT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as News Corporation ( NWS ) and News Corporation ( NWSA ). NYT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.15. Zacks Investment Research reports NYT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 25.12%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.