Owners of Gannett (NYSE: GCI) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $26.44 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3%. The average volume for Gannett has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gannett has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 50.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Gannett Co., Inc. operates as a media and marketing solutions company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Publishing, Digital, and Broadcasting. The Publishing Segment operates 82 U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.82. TheStreet Ratings rates Gannett as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Gannett Ratings Report now.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/4/15, AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0729, payable on 2/20/15. As a percentage of AFB's recent stock price of $14.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.51%, so look for shares of AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund to trade 0.51% lower — all else being equal — when AFB shares open for trading on 2/4/15.