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Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 01, 2016

Nielsen N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 01, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NLSN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that NLSN has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $49.75, representing a -0.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.95 and a 17.81% increase over the 52 week low of $42.23.

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 $1.28. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 9.02%, 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:

  • PureFunds ISE Big Data ETF ( BDAT )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF ( JKG )
  • PowerShares High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio ( PHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an decrease of -2.62% over the last 100 days. BDAT has the highest percent weighting of NLSN at 3.42%.

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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