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Dividend Buzzer: Saga Communications, Inc. (NYSE: SGA)

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Saga Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GA) reported change of 2.22% to $36.9 with the recent traded volume of 5767 shares in most recent trading session compared to an average volume of 4.17K. The stock was up over last five days period with 1.79%. The one month performance of stock was -4.53%. SGA shares are at -2.25% for the quarter and driving a -4.22% return over the course of the past year and is now at -8.78% since this point in 2018.

Saga Communications, Inc. (NYSE: SGA) reported that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share.  The dividend will be paid on September 14, 2018 to shareholders of record on August 31, 2018.  The aggregate amount of the payment to be made in connection with the quarterly dividend will be approximately $1.8 million.  The quarterly cash dividend will be funded by cash on the Company’s balance sheet.  The Company, including this dividend, will have paid $59.0 million in dividends to shareholders since the first special dividend was paid in 2012.

The Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends in the future as declared by the Board of Directors.  Consistent with returning value to our shareholders, the Board of Directors will also consider declaring special cash dividends, stock dividends, and stock buybacks in the future.

Saga is a broadcasting company whose business is devoted to acquiring, developing and operating broadcast properties.  Saga owns or operates broadcast properties in 26 markets, including 75 FM, 33 AM radio stations and 75 metro signals.

The Company has earnings of $ 10.30M and made $6.60 sales for the last 12 months. Its quarter to quarter sales remained -42.90% and sales observed at -1.90% over past 5 years. The stock beta value is 1.22. SGA is -6.74% upward its 200-day moving average. On a similar note, the stock is -2.82% above its 50-day moving average. The average volatility for the week and month was at 2.55% 2.15% respectively. The company holds 5.85M shares outstanding and 4.93M shares are floated in market.

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