Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. ( NXST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NXST stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NXST has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $45.4, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NXST was $45.4, representing a -19.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.42 and a 41% increase over the 52 week low of $32.20.
NXST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as CBS Corporation ( CBS ) and Grupo Televisa S.A. ( TV ). NXST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.27. Zacks Investment Research reports NXST's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 53.19%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.