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Nielsen NV (NYSE:NLSN)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Jun. 2014)

Nielsen NV's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.25.

NLSN' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

NLSN's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked lower than
169% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. NLSN: 0.00 )

During the past 12 months, Nielsen NV's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 165.60% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Nielsen NV's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 1.32. As of today, Nielsen NV's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 2.11%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Nielsen NV is 1.17, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Nielsen NV stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Nielsen NV's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=0.25/0.19
=1.32

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Nielsen NV was 1.78. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.94.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Nielsen NV is 1.17, which seems too high.

2. Trailing Annual Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Nielsen NV Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2502014-08-262014-08-282014-09-11Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2502014-06-032014-06-052014-06-19Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002014-03-042014-03-062014-03-20Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2002013-11-212013-11-252013-12-09Cash Dividendquarterly

Nielsen NV's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.9/42.70
=2.11 %

Current Share Price is $42.70.
Nielsen NV's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.9.

During the past 6 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Nielsen NV was 2.04%. The lowest was 0.43%. And the median was 1.58%.

Good Sign:

Nielsen NV stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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