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NLSN Nielsen Holdings dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Nielsen Holdings's most recent quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Aug 17, 2022. At an annualized rate of $0.24 per share, the stock yields 0.87%.

Key dates

  • NLSN last dividend date: Aug 17, 2022
  • NLSN next dividend date: Not announced
NLSN dividend stats
DPS
$0.24
Dividend yield
0.86%
Payout ratio
16.2%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.74%
Payout ratio
28.9%

Dividend yield

What is Nielsen Holdings current dividend yield

NLSN has a dividend yield of 0.87% which is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 1.74%, Nielsen Holdings's dividend yield is 50% lower. Historically NLSN's dividend yield has averaged at 3.3% in the last 5 years, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is NLSN dividend payout history and dates

Nielsen Holdings has been paying dividends for the last nine years. According to our data NLSN has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same for the last twelve months. However since the stock price has gone up by 43% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 29%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 17, 2022 Sep 2, 2022 Jul 15, 2022 $0.06 normal
Jun 1, 2022 Jun 16, 2022 Apr 14, 2022 $0.06 normal
Mar 2, 2022 Mar 17, 2022 $0.06 normal
Nov 17, 2021 Dec 2, 2021 Oct 14, 2021 $0.06 normal
Aug 18, 2021 Sep 2, 2021 Jul 16, 2021 $0.06 normal
Jun 2, 2021 Jun 17, 2021 Mar 24, 2021 $0.06 normal
Mar 3, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 Feb 5, 2021 $0.06 normal
Nov 18, 2020 Dec 3, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.06 normal
Aug 19, 2020 Sep 3, 2020 Jul 17, 2020 $0.06 normal
Jun 3, 2020 Jun 18, 2020 Apr 16, 2020 $0.06 normal
Mar 4, 2020 Mar 19, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 $0.06 normal
Nov 20, 2019 Dec 5, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 $0.06 normal
Aug 21, 2019 Sep 5, 2019 $0.35 normal
Jun 4, 2019 Jun 19, 2019 Apr 19, 2019 $0.35 normal
Mar 6, 2019 Mar 21, 2019 Feb 22, 2019 $0.35 normal
Nov 20, 2018 Dec 5, 2018 Oct 19, 2018 $0.35 normal
Aug 21, 2018 Sep 5, 2018 Jul 20, 2018 $0.35 normal
Jun 5, 2018 Jun 20, 2018 Apr 19, 2018 $0.35 normal
Mar 6, 2018 Mar 21, 2018 Feb 22, 2018 $0.34 normal
Nov 20, 2017 Dec 5, 2017 Oct 19, 2017 $0.34 normal
Aug 22, 2017 Sep 7, 2017 Jul 20, 2017 $0.34 normal
May 31, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 Apr 25, 2017 $0.34 normal
Feb 28, 2017 Mar 16, 2017 Feb 16, 2017 $0.31 normal
Nov 18, 2016 Dec 6, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 $0.31 normal
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 $0.31 normal
May 31, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $0.31 normal
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 Feb 18, 2016 $0.28 normal
Nov 20, 2015 Dec 8, 2015 Oct 29, 2015 $0.28 normal
Aug 25, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 Jul 23, 2015 $0.28 normal

Nielsen Holdings dividend payout ratio

What is Nielsen Holdings dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

NLSN has a payout ratio of 16.2% which is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Industrials sector average of 28.9%, Nielsen Holdings's payout ratio is 44% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

NLSN dividend vs peer dividends

How does NLSN dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
IBM International Business Machines Corp 5.42% $6.58 105.8%
NLSN Nielsen Holdings plc 0.86% $0.24 16.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does Nielsen Holdings pay a dividend?

Yes, Nielsen Holdings has been paying dividends for the last nine years.

When is Nielsen Holdings's next dividend?

NLSN hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in November 2022.

When was NLSN's last dividend?

Nielsen Holdings's last regular dividend was on Aug 17, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.06 per share.

How much dividend does Nielsen Holdings pay (per share)?

NLSN's annualized dividend per share is $0.24.

What is Nielsen Holdings's dividend yield?

Nielsen Holdings's current dividend yield is 0.87%.

How often does Nielsen Holdings pay dividends?

Nielsen Holdings pays dividends quarterly.

What is Nielsen Holdings's dividend payout ratio?

Nielsen Holdings's dividend payout ratio is 16.2%.

Does Nielsen Holdings pay a good dividend?

Nielsen Holdings's dividend yield is less than the Industrials sector average.