Dividend Growth of Nasdaq, Inc.(NDAQ)

Nasdaq(NDAQ) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.8% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.21. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.32. Nasdaq has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.53% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.28. Nasdaq(NDAQ) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 1, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.32. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.28. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.8%. Nasdaq(NDAQ) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.35 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.24. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.11. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Nasdaq(NDAQ) is at the rate of 26.66% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.83. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Nasdaq, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) rose 0.13% or 0.09 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $71.33 the stock was seen hitting $71.59 as a peak level and $70.72 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $71.34. The daily volume was measured at 879,385 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $71.92 and the 52-week low is $60.94. The company has a market cap of $11,786 million. Shares of Nasdaq, Inc. rose by 3.24% in the last five trading days and 6.08% for the last 4 weeks. Nasdaq, Inc. is up 11.15% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 6.29%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.2% of Nasdaq, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -39.62% . Institutional Investors own 73.64% of Nasdaq, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -39.62%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, Lars Wedenborn (director) sold 5,000 shares at 71.22 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Bradley J Peterson (Executive Vice President) sold 19,000 shares at 70.77 per share price.On Dec 9, 2016, Lars Ottersgard (Executive Vice President) sold 7,000 shares at 67.19 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Nasdaq Inc was Upgraded by CLSA to Buy on Dec 5, 2016. Nasdaq Inc was Resumed by Credit Suisse to Outperform on Nov 21, 2016.

Nasdaq Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.94. The company had revenue of $599.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $600.95 million. The companys revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.89 EPS.

Nasdaq, Inc. is a holding company which provides trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information and public company services. The Companys operating segments consists of Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services and Technology Solutions. Market Services segment provides equity derivative trading and clearing, cash equity trading, fixed income, currency and commodities trading and clearing, and access and broker services businesses. Information Services segment provides Data Products and Index Licensing and Services businesses. Technology Solutions segment provides Corporate Solutions and Market Technology businesses. Nasdaq, Inc., formerly known as The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., is headquartered in New York.


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