Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2014

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Nielsen N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 11, 2014. 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.44, the dividend yield is 2.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $47.44, representing a -4.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.61 and a 41.19% increase over the 52 week low of $33.60.

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 $1.07. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.02%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NLSN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VOE with an increase of 4.4% over the last 100 days. RGI has the highest percent weighting of NLSN at 1.62%.



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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