Nielsen Holdings Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  23.33
 Dividend  1.40
 Earnings  2.78
 Cash-flow  3.70
 Book value  11.67
 Equity  11.78

Nielsen Holdings is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Nielsen Holdings is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Nielsen Holdings paid a total dividend of 498 million USD last year, for a market value of 8,305 millions (Market Cap 8,296 millions). Dividend per share of Nielsen Holdings is 1.40 USD, and his stock market price 23.33 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Nielsen Holdings has a dividend yield of 6.00%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Services industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Nielsen Holdings dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Nielsen Holdings

Nielsen Holdings Dividend Payout

About the ability of Nielsen Holdings to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.00%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Nielsen Holdings payout on ernings is currently 50.36%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 40.41% and 35.56% respectively. Both figures show that Nielsen Holdings can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Nielsen Holdings is USD 3.70 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Nielsen Holdings, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

Nielsen Holdings payout

Nielsen Holdings Stock performance

Finally, last moth Nielsen Holdings showed a return of -14.10% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -6.42% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -35.90% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Media firms.

Nielsen Holdings stock and market return

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