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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Jun. 2016)

Nielsen Holdings PLC's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0.31.

During the past 12 months, Nielsen Holdings PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Nielsen Holdings PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 1.00. As of today, Nielsen Holdings PLC's Dividend Yield is 2.20%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Nielsen Holdings PLC is 1, which seems too high.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


Explanation

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

Nielsen Holdings PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=0.31/0.31
=1.00

During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Nielsen Holdings PLC was 2.67. The lowest was 0.41. And the median was 0.95.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Nielsen Holdings PLC is 1, which seems too high.

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

Nielsen Holdings PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3102016-08-232016-08-252016-09-08Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3102016-05-312016-06-022016-06-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802016-03-012016-03-032016-03-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802015-11-202015-11-242015-12-08Cash Dividendquarterly

Nielsen Holdings PLC's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.18/53.57
=2.20 %

Current Share Price is $53.57.
Nielsen Holdings PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.18.

During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Nielsen Holdings PLC was 2.46%. The lowest was 0.43%. And the median was 2.12%.

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


Related Terms

Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus), Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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