Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/15/13, Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc (NXST) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 5/31/13. As a percentage of NXST's recent stock price of $29.09, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.
Below is a dividend history chart for NXST, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc:
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NXST is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NXST shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, NXST's low point in its 52 week range is $6.00 per share, with $29.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $29.11.
In Monday trading, Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc shares are currently off about 1.8% on the day.