Ex-Div Reminder for Saga Communications (SGA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, Saga Communications, Inc. ( SGA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 10/17/14. As a percentage of SGA's recent stock price of $37.52, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so look for shares of Saga Communications, Inc. to trade 0.53% lower — all else being equal — when SGA shares open for trading on 10/1/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SGA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.20 declared by Saga Communications, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SGA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.13% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of SGA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Saga Communications, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SGA's low point in its 52 week range is $35.48 per share, with $55.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $37.52.

In Monday trading, Saga Communications, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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