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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On March 28, 2018, Nasdaq, Inc. issued a press release announcing the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated March 28, 2018 relating to the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: March 28, 2018
|/ S / E DWARD S. K NIGHT|
|Edward S. Knight|
|Executive Vice President and General Counsel|
NASDAQ ANNOUNCES 16% INCREASE IN QUARTERLY DIVIDEND TO $0.44 PER SHARE
NEW YORK, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) The Board of Directors of Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share on the companys outstanding common stock, an increase of 16% from the $0.38 per share quarterly dividend.
The dividend is payable on June 29, 2018 to shareowners of record at the close of business on June 15, 2018. Future declarations of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates are subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
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