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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Sinclair Broadcast Group

(Nasdaq:

SBGI

) is tomorrow, February 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $12.41 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The average volume for Sinclair Broadcast Group has been 475,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sinclair Broadcast Group has a market cap of $631.3 million and is part of the

services

sector and

media

TheStreet Recommends

industry. Shares are up 50.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., a television broadcasting company, owns or provides certain programming, operating, or sales services to television stations in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 13.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 22.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sinclair Broadcast Group as hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. You can view the full

Sinclair Broadcast Group Ratings Report

.

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