Nielsen Audio Company Profile (NYSE:ARB)

About Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)

Nielsen Audio logoArbitron Inc. (Arbitron) is a media and marketing information services firm primarily serving radio, advertisers, advertising agencies, cables and broadcast television, retailers, out-of-home media, online media, mobile media, telecommunications providers, and print media. The Company's main service is estimating the size and composition of radio audiences in local markets and of audiences to network radio programming and commercials in the United States. The Company also provides services, such as qualitative information about consumers, including their lifestyles, shopping patterns, and use of media, and software to access and analyze media audience and marketing information data. In September 2013, Nielsen Holdings NV completed its acquisition of Arbitron Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Media
  • Sub-Industry: Advertising
  • Symbol: NYSE:ARB
  • CUSIP: 03875Q10
  • Web: N/A
  • Trailing P/E Ratio:
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.58
  • P/E Growth:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
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Nielsen Audio trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ARB."

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What is Nielsen Audio's stock price today?

One share of Nielsen Audio stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Nielsen Audio (NYSE ARB)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  48 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  32 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  80
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
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Earnings History for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Earnings by Quarter for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Nielsen Audio (NYSE ARB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.47$0.43$108.93 million$630.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.72$111.18 million$111.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.66$0.68$123.65 million$124.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.60$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.31$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.62$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.57$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.47$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.23$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.61$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.51$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.31 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.73 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Most Recent Dividend:1/1/2014
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)

Dividend History by Quarter for Nielsen Audio (NYSE ARB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/1/2012Vaughan Scott HenryEVPSell2,000$36.30$72,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Timothy T SmithEVPSell1,572$35.71$56,136.12View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Sean R CreamerCFOSell1,000$35.02$35,020.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Vaughan Scott HenryEVPSell3,500$34.86$122,010.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
Latest Headlines for Nielsen Audio (NYSE:ARB)
DateHeadline logoContrasting Nielsen Audio (ARB) and Reading International (RDI) - June 15 at 4:20 PM logoNielsen Named As Preferred Measurement and Analytics Provider by Hy-Vee, Inc. - February 25 at 5:00 PM



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This page was last updated on 7/24/2017 by Staff