Nielsen Sets Quarterly Dividend At 31 Cents


Nielsen shareholders as of the close of business on Nov. 22 will be entitled to a quarterly dividend.

In an announcement made yesterday, Nielsen Holdings plc’s board of directors approved a payment of 31 cents per share of common stock.

The dividend is payable on Dec. 6.

Nielsen shares closed Thursday (Oct. 20) down 27 cents, to $54.05. NLSN shares have a one-year target price of $58.57.

Nielsen went Ex-Dividend on August 23, with a $2.32 yield and a dividend of $1.24 per share.

Nielsen stock has been trading at or near its year-to-date high of $55.81, trending steadily upward since bottoming out at $43.94 on January 20.