Nielsen Holdings N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NLSN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NLSN has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $47.34, representing a -0.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.45 and a 46.11% increase over the 52 week low of $32.40.
NLSN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). NLSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.94. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.42%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
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