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NYSE:NLSN - Nielsen Stock Price, Forecast & News

$21.39
-0.21 (-0.97 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 02:44 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.30
Now: $21.39
$21.80
50-Day Range
$19.86
MA: $20.79
$21.80
52-Week Range
$17.94
Now: $21.39
$27.57
Volume3.53 million shs
Average Volume2.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.61 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.12%
Beta0.94
Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company. It operates in two segments, Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information, and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. This segment offers data on retail measurement services, such as market share, competitive sales volumes, and insights into activities, such as distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior comprising trial and repeat purchase for new products, brand or retailer loyalty, and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services that help clients in taking business decisions in product development and marketing cycles. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN6321810
Phone646-654-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.52 billion
Cash Flow$7.61 per share
Book Value$8.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-712,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees46,000
Market Cap$7.61 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nielsen's stock symbol?

Nielsen trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NLSN."

How often does Nielsen pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Nielsen?

Nielsen declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 20th. View Nielsen's Dividend History.

How were Nielsen's earnings last quarter?

Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.11. The business services provider earned $1.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.61 billion. Nielsen had a negative net margin of 19.46% and a positive return on equity of 21.91%. Nielsen's revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.27 EPS. View Nielsen's Earnings History.

When is Nielsen's next earnings date?

Nielsen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Nielsen.

How can I listen to Nielsen's earnings call?

Nielsen will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has Nielsen issued on next quarter's earnings?

Nielsen updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.77 to $1.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.77. The company issued revenue guidance of +0.0% yr/yr to +1.5% yr/yr to $6.515-$6.612 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.48 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NLSN?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Nielsen's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Nielsen's share price to reach $24.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Nielsen.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Nielsen?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Nielsen in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Nielsen.

Has Nielsen been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about NLSN stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Nielsen earned a coverage optimism score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Nielsen.

Are investors shorting Nielsen?

Nielsen saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 22,480,000 shares, an increase of 23.0% from the January 15th total of 18,270,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,830,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.9 days. Approximately 6.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Nielsen's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Nielsen's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Nielsen own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Nielsen investors own include Newell Brands (NWL), Goldcorp (GG), AT&T (T), Comcast (CMCSA), Metlife (MET), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Netflix (NFLX), IBM (IBM) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Nielsen's key executives?

Nielsen's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James A. Attwood Jr., J.D., Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. David W. Kenny, CEO, Chief Diversity Officer & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David John Anderson, CFO & COO (Age 70)
  • Ms. Nancy Ramsey Phillips, Chief HR Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. John Tavolieri, Chief Product and Technology Officer of Nielsen Global Connect (Age 50)

Who are Nielsen's major shareholders?

Nielsen's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (9.27%), Windacre Partnership LLC (4.75%), State Street Corp (4.56%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (3.57%), Black Creek Investment Management Inc. (3.27%) and Credit Suisse AG (2.70%). Company insiders that own Nielsen stock include Jamere Jackson, Jeffrey Charlton and Robert C Pozen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Nielsen.

Which major investors are selling Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, New South Capital Management Inc., American International Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nielsen.

Which major investors are buying Nielsen stock?

NLSN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Ariel Investments LLC, Windacre Partnership LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, SG Americas Securities LLC and Kiltearn Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Nielsen.

How do I buy shares of Nielsen?

Shares of NLSN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Nielsen's stock price today?

One share of NLSN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.39.

How big of a company is Nielsen?

Nielsen has a market capitalization of $7.61 billion and generates $6.52 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $-712,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. Nielsen employs 46,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Nielsen.

What is Nielsen's official website?

The official website for Nielsen is http://www.nielsen.com/.

How can I contact Nielsen?

Nielsen's mailing address is 85 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10004. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 646-654-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Nielsen (NYSE NLSN)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  581 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  479 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,060
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This page was last updated on 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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