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Salem Media (SALM)
Why The Dividend Cut Should Help The Stock
Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network, which syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2700 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives, a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network, a leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing, a leading publisher of Christian themed magazines. Salem owns and operates 115 radio stations, with 73 stations in the nation’s top 25 top markets – and 25 in the top 10. Each of our radio properties has a full portfolio of broadcast and digital marketing opportunities.
Michael Kupinski, Director of Research, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Declares $0.025 dividend. In a move that was anticipated, the board announced that it cut the dividend by over 60% from $0.065 to $0.025. On an annualized basis, the dividend would be $0.10 and offer an attractive current yield of 6.7%.
The market anticipated a cut. The shares have slid 50% from March 2019 highs to near current levels and offered a 17% annualized dividend yield based on...
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