Nielsen N.V. (
) 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. (
) and Mastercard Incorporated (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (
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%.