Nielsen N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NLSN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.94% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $29.83, the dividend yield is 4.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $29.83, representing a -31.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.61 and a 1.08% increase over the 52 week low of $29.51.
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 $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 17.54%, compared to an industry average of 15.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NLSN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NLSN as a top-10 holding:
- John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF ( JHMI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMI with an decrease of -2.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NLSN at 0.45%.
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