Dividend History

Nielsen is focused on delivering value to shareholders. In January 2013, our board of directors declared the first quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share. In July 2013, we raised the quarterly dividend by 25% to $0.20. In May 2014, we raised the quarterly dividend by 25% to $0.25. In April 2015, we again raised the quarterly dividend by 12% to $0.28 and most recently raised the dividend 11% to $0.31 in April 2016. Over the long term, we intend to grow the dividend in-line with earnings growth.

Record Payable Amount Type
November 22, 2016December 6, 2016$0.31Regular Cash
August 25, 2016September 8, 2016$0.31Regular Cash 
June 2, 2016June 16, 2016$0.31Regular Cash
March 3, 2016 March 17, 2016$0.28Regular Cash 
November 24, 2015 December 8, 2015 $0.28 Regular Cash
August 27, 2015 September 10, 2015  $0.28 Regular Cash
June 4, 2015  June 18, 2015  $0.28  Regular Cash 
March 5, 2015 March 19 2015 $0.25  Regular Cash
November 25, 2014  December 9, 2014 $0.25  Regular Cash
August 28, 2014 September 11, 2014 $0.25 Regular Cash
June 5, 2014  June 19, 2014  $0.25  Regular Cash 
March 6, 2014 March 20, 2014 $0.20 Regular Cash
November 25, 2013 December 9, 2013 $0.20 Regular Cash
August 28, 2013 September 11, 2013 $0.20 Regular Cash
June 5, 2013 June 19, 2013 $0.16 Regular Cash
March 6, 2013 March 20, 2013 $0.16 Regular Cash