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Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 25, 2015

Nielsen N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 25, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2015. Shareholders who purchased NLSN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $45.92, the dividend yield is 2.44%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $45.92, representing a -6.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.37 and a 13.21% increase over the 52 week low of $40.56.

NLSN is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) and Visa Inc. ( V ). NLSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.14. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 3.28%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.

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:

  • WBI SMID Tactical Yield Shares ( WBIC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WBIC with an decrease of -1.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NLSN at 4.19%.

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


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

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