Nielsen N.V. ( NLSN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 05, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NLSN 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. At the current stock price of $25.72, the dividend yield is 5.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NLSN was $25.72, representing a -34.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.25 and a 25.28% increase over the 52 week low of $20.53.
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 $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports NLSN's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -7.58%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NLSN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NLSN as a top-10 holding:
- Columbia Sustainable U.S. Equity Income ETF ( ESGS )
- Columbia Sustainable Global Equity Income ETF ( ESGW ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ESGS with an decrease of -3.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NLSN at 0.02%.