TEGNA, Nielsen Each OK Dividends


The company formerly known as Gannett saw its Board of Directors today declare a dividend payable on April 1.

The news came as Nielsen — a company that is strategically reviewing both its struggling Buy and profitable Watch segments — saw its Board on Friday OK a dividend payable March 21.

For TEGNA, the company’s Board of Directors today declared a dividend of 7 cents per share, payable to stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 8, 2019.

“We believe our long-term commitment to operational and financial discipline coupled with our diversified revenue streams and strong cash flow creates value for our shareholders all while we continue to serve the greater good of our communities,” TEGNA President/CEO Dave Lougee said.

Meanwhile, Nielsen Holdings plc’s board declared a quarterly cash dividend of 35 cents per share of common stock.

The dividend is payable on March 21, 2019 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2019.