Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NLSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2013

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Nielsen Holdings N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NLSN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $33.89, the dividend yield is 2.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $33.89, representing a -8.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.09 and a 24.14% increase over the 52 week low of $27.30.

NLSN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). NLSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.83%, compared to an industry average of 7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NLSN Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to NLSN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NLSN as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of 7.49% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NLSN at 2.14%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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