Nielsen N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $48.26, the dividend yield is 2.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $48.26, representing a -0.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.38 and a 48.95% 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 Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ). NLSN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.23%, compared to an industry average of 3%.